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Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
For the final fifty three years of their lives, Lou Brock and Tom Seaver always seemed to be connected in one way or another.
Not even fifty games into his managerial career, Luis Rojas is having to make some tough roster decisions as his team finds itself in the pennant chase.
Video packages and uniform patches are definitely respectable ways to honor a deceased icon, but Jacob deGrom might just find his own special way to pay tribute to Tom Seaver with a third Cy Young.
Steve Cohen’s negotiations to buy the Mets have allegedly been successful and all that stands between him and the keys to the kingdom is the approval of MLB’s owners.
Around the National League East
Cowboy Joe West challenged Nationals GM Mike Rizzo
to a duel at high noon to leave the ballpark after hearing enough of his jeers from the suites.
Patrick Corbin came a hair away from getting angry mail sent to him from the representatives of PETA.
Around Major League Baseball
Beyond his contributions to the game, Lou Brock was remembered as a man of great character and kind words.
On Roberto Clemente Day, September 9, all Puerto Rican players will be able to wear the number 21 if they wish.
In order to become the Alpha Bieber, Shane Bieber has taken to striking out every living being on this planet during the 2020 season.
He couldn’t be in front of a crowd for the 25th anniversary of his record-breaking game, but Cal Ripken still managed to have a celebration of his own at an empty Camden Yards.
The Opening Day jersey of Giants’ coach, Alyssa Nakken, is now on display at the Hall of Fame, commemorating her being the first on-field female coach in league history.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2016, the Mets signed everyone’s favorite prospect, Tim Tebow.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Kenneth Lavin took us on a voyage up and down the organization in the outfield edition of the State of the System.