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Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
The Mets’ lackluster defense cost them dearly in 2020, and it needs to be fixed moving forward.
While the recently deceased Bob Gibson once briefly held the job of the Mets’ assistant pitching coach, he really served as the “attitude coach” for the team’s pitching staff.
If Steve Cohen ends up owning SNY, one must wonder if he will consider making any changes to the broadcasting team.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball’s streak of consecutive days without a player testing positive for coronavirus continues to grow.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Vas Drimalitis reflected on the Mets’ painful loss in the 1999 NLCS to the cursed Braves.
This Date in Mets History
Robin Ventura’s famous grand slam single occurred in Game 5 of the NLCS on this date in 1999.