Meet the Mets
The most exciting revelation from yesterday is that Luis Guillorme has shaved off his iconic beard.
Laura Albanese wrote about how James McCann and why he can kind of look like Napoleon sometimes when giving signs.
Steve Gelbs revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Get well soon, Steve!
Taijuan Walker will make a rehab start at Port St. Lucie on Wednesday, and could rejoin the rotation right after that if all goes well.
Pete Alonso, who has spent some time at DH this year, prefers playing first base.
Robinson Canó reflected on a year where he was suspended from baseball.
With Jeremy Hefner’s guidance, Mets pitchers are eyeing early-season history.
Former Future Mets Owner Alex Rodriguez made a bold prediction about the club’s championship odds over the next decade.
Around the National League East
Atlanta could be getting reinforcements soon, as Ronald Acuña is set to begin his rehab assignment.
For a second straight day, Bryce Harper had to DH because of elbow discomfort.
Around Major League Baseball
Buster Olney recalled the pizza-chucking incident at Fenway Park, which has become a legendary tale since it happened 15 years ago.
Left-handed reliever Tony Watson also announced his retirement.
An MRI on Mike Trout’s hand confirmed that it is not broken. Once he feels well enough to play, he will take the field.
Following the news, Boston lost 8-3 to the Twins.
Multiple members of Boston, who remain unvaccinated, will skip the club’s upcoming trip to Toronto.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
I previewed the team’s series against the Giants.
On Episode 164 of From Complex to Queens, the crew examined a very uneven week on the farm.
This Date in Mets History
The Mets won their first ever game at Shea Stadium on this date in 1964.