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Mets Season Preview

How to watch or listen the Mets’ first game of the 2021 season

The silver lining in the Mets’ postponed series over the weekend is the television broadcast for their first game.

The Mets’ 2021 rotation could be the team’s best in years

The best pitcher in baseball headlines the Mets’ stellar rotation in 2021.

The Mets’ outfield will hit in 2021 while mostly playing out of position in the field

The Mets’ outfield has the potential to be one of the more interesting groups in baseball, for a myriad of reasons.

The Mets’ infield should be an impressive strength this season

The addition of a superstar shortstop gives the Mets’ infield the potential for some offensive firepower this season.

Jacob deGrom looks to continue his reign as the best pitcher in baseball

He’s had one of the best stretches of extended success in Mets history. How long can it last?

The Mets’ bullpen could be a major weakness in 2021

It’s not great, Bob.

Francisco Lindor is a Met. Excited yet?

The Mets have a new marquee player, and we should be very excited.

The Mets’ catching situation is almost entirely dependent on James McCann in 2021

James McCann will get a bulk of the playing time, but Tomás Nido will play a big role as well.

Jeff McNeil is the Mets’ primary second baseman for the 2021 season

After Robinson Cano’s suspension, Jeff McNeil is primed to settle into the second base role.

Brandon Nimmo will get on base, probably play too much center field in 2021

The outlook for the smiley outfielder is the same as it is every year: lots of walks, some power, and defense that ideally belongs in a corner.

For Albert Almora Jr., the Mets hope for a change in fortune

Many outfielders before him have failed, but can we be sure that Albert will be Almora the same?

Daniel Zamora will be a bullpen depth piece in the minors in 2021

The Stony Brook product looks to make it back to the big leagues at some point in 2021.

Aaron Loup will be the primary lefty in the Mets’ bullpen

The side-arming lefty should play a key relief role in 2021.

Dominic Smith will continue to make his impact felt—on the Mets and in Major League Baseball—in 2021

His defense probably won’t be great, but the Mets are still very lucky to have Dominic Smith on their team.

A healthy Jose Martinez could provide the Mets with a solid bench bat

A solid hitter and defensive liability, Martinez will spend at least the first half of the season on the disabled list.

Khalil Lee looks for a fresh start with the Mets

The former top 101 prospect looks to get back on the national map with the Mets.

Robert Gsellman looks to bounce back in 2021

In his sixth season with the Mets, it feels as if Gsellman’s been left behind.

Trevor May should bolster the back end of the Mets’ bullpen

The streamer/music producer/hard thrower joins the Mets after leaving Minnesota.

Marcus Stroman is the anchor of the rotation behind deGrom in 2021

With both Carlos Carrasco and Noah Syndergaard missing time this season, Stroman becomes even more vital to the Mets’ success.

Edwin Díaz is crucial to the Mets’ success in 2021

The Mets need their closer to officially put 2019 in the rearview and return to his elite form for the whole season.

Sean Reid-Foley is an interesting depth piece for the Mets

Part of the Steven Matz trade, Reid-Foley will try to make an impact on the big leagues in 2021.

Pete Alonso is ready to become an offensive force again for the Mets

Alonso’s dominant spring could be a sign of things to come heading into 2021.

James McCann could provide Mets with a reliable presence behind the plate

It’s been a long time since the Mets had a dependable catcher.

David Peterson looks to solidify his future with the Mets in 2021

Should Peterson prove himself during a full season, he could become a valuable piece of the rotation for years to come.

Carlos Carrasco enters the 2021 season as an injury question mark

While he’s a very good pitcher, Carrasco’s season will not start on time.

Drew Smith could become a secret weapon for the Mets in 2021

If he returns to form, Drew Smith could become a staple of the Mets’ bullpen for years to come.

Miguel Castro may be an important piece for the Mets’ bullpen

The righty, acquired at least year’s trade deadline, has flashed brilliance alongside wildness.

Tomás Nido has one more chance to prove he belongs with the Mets

Nido could be the team’s long-term backup catcher, or he might not stick in the big leagues.

Taijuan Walker will look to finally achieve greatness in 2021

After seasons of nearly living up to his potential, he could hit his stride in Queens.

Michael Conforto is one of the Mets’ biggest bats this season

The outfielder will be a big factor in the middle of the Mets lineup in the 2021 season.

Jordan Yamamoto looks to stick in the majors

The newly-acquired Met hopes for a better season than 2020 - don’t we all?

Joey Lucchesi is fighting for a spot in the Mets’ rotation

And with Carlos Carrasco possibly being delayed with an elbow issue, he might just win it.