It's anybody's guess if the 2020 MLB season will begin or finish in full amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the league is reportedly looking ahead to the 2021 campaign and, notably, one day in particular.
Following their three-game sweep at Shea Stadium versus Pittsburgh, extending their winning streak to four games, the New York Mets welcomed the middle-of-the-road Florida Marlins into town for a late-June tilt.
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Subway Series will kick off Summer Camp. The Mets and Yankees are scheduled to play each other six times during the 2020 season but they will meet sooner than the August 21 Subway Series opener.
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Subway Series will kick off Summer Camp. The Mets and Yankees are scheduled to play each other six times during the 2020 season, but they will meet sooner than the August 21 Subway Series opener.
The Mets have announced that they have scheduled two exhibition games before the season starts. Both games will be against the Yankees, with the Mets hosting the Bronx Bombers at Citi Field on July 18, and then visiting Yankee Stadium on July 19.
Matt Blackham Photo by Ed Delany, MMO According to Michael Mayer of MMO, the New York Mets are adding three pitchers to their 60-player pool. Right-handed pitchers Jordan Humphreys and Matt Blackham and left-handed pitcher Stephen Gonsalves have been added and bring the Mets player pool to 54 players.
Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Recently signed, hopefully Strickland won’t be needed too much this year. With the global pandemic altering baseball’s rules for 2020, the Mets had some extra room in their player pool heading into the “spring training” restart.
The New York Mets are going to have to try to re-sign a lot of their impact players like Marcus Stroman and Justin Wilson while determining whether to keep a lot of veterans on their squad either through club options, new deals, or letting them go.
The long story of Steve Cohen’s pursuit of majority ownership of the New York Mets is getting another chapter. Cohen will submit another offer for the Mets after the first round of bids were weaker than the Wilpons expected.
Lowrie has been absent with a variety of nebulous injuries to his left side, seemingly stemming from an initial knee injury. Those injuries limited the 36-year-old to just nine games last year, his first with the Mets.
Whether it's smart financial planning, readjustments due to bankruptcies or a sports owner falling for a Ponzi scheme, there are crazy long contracts and inexplicable deferrals in every sport. Let's look at 32 of these deals — one for every year the Mets will write a post-retirement check to Bobby Bo.