Meet the Mets
It will be a series between two struggling teams.
Mike Lupica writes that the Mets can reboot their season in Cincinnati.
Max Scherzer, who will start for the Mets tonight, is ‘trying like hell’ to stay off the IL. According to Anthony DiComo, this is no different than the back issues he’s been experiencing in recent weeks.
Another Met who’s trying to make his way back from injury is Edwin Díaz, who is working on an exercise bike these days.
Writing for Fangraphs, Michael Baumann celebrates Matt Harvey (sort of).
Tim Britton discusses where the Mets are and what they can do differently in This Week in Mets.
Deadspin’s Mat Fels wants you to meet the Mets, who are not good.
Long Island’s Danny Barnes has a unique coaching role with the Mets.
The Mets have released Khalil Lee.
Around the National League East
Atlanta is about to get even more dangerous with Orlando Arcia and Travis d’Arnaud’s returns from the injured list.
Ron Washington discussed Arcia’s return and Atlanta’s shortstop situation.
Around Major League Baseball
The latest MLB Power Rankings are here, featuring a big jump by one AL East team.
ESPN explores at the upcoming Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes.
As the legislative process lags, the Athletics are reportedly revisiting other Las Vegas sites for their future baseball stadium, not long after they signed a “binding agreement” on the previous 49-acre site.
Noah Syndergaard is looking for answers amid his poor start, even turning to hypnosis to try and help.
Brent Maguire lists five series to keep an eye on this week.
Shanthi Sepe-Chepuru identifies five lesser-known pitchers who throw five of MLB’s best pitches.
In news you absolutely love to see, Liam Hendricks, who recently beat cancer, pitched a scoreless inning in his first minor league rehab appearance.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Episode 221 of From Complex to Queens provides an April report card for the minor league teams.
This Date in Mets History
On Mother’s Day 2021, Jacob deGrom dominated over five innings and lowered his ERA on the season to 0.68 but had to exit after experiencing right side tightness in a game the Mets would go on to win 4-2.