Meet the Mets
“I think our pitching staff may’ve gotten even better. I’m looking forward to playing behind them, and having other new teammates as well,” Jeff McNeil said on a recent appearance on MLB Network Radio.
Trent McMaster announced on his Twitter that he has been hired as a Performance Coach with the Mets.
Around the National League East
The Marlins are reportedly close to a deal with Yuli Gurriel.
Spencer Strider has changed his jersey number to 99 and his warmup music to “Wild Thing.”
Around Major League Baseball
Will Leitch of MLB.com gave his take on what player’s jersey on each team is the coolest.
“Humpty Dumpty got put back together,” Chris Sale joked, declaring himself good to go in 2023.
Matt Martell of Sports Illustrated took a look at using gradual peak to evaluate Hall of Fame candidates.
This Date in Mets History
The Mets traded for Bernard Gilkey on this date in 1996.