Mets Morning News for January 21, 2018


Meet the Mets

Ron Swoboda sat down with Kevin Kernan to discuss his legendary catch from the 1969 World Series.

According to MLB Network’s Shredder, the Mets’ Brandon Nimmo is the sixth best Right Fielder going into the 2019 season.

The first free agent in New York Mets history, Tom Hausman, died this past week at 65 years old.

Around the National League East

Former Montreal Expos draftee, Thomas Brady, advanced to the Super Bowl.

Federal Baseball dove into the evolution of Patrick Corbin as a pitcher and the success it brought.

Max Scherzer had a busy weekend as his number was retired at Mizzou and his wife announced that their second child is on the way.

Over at Fish Stripes, Eric Thames was floated as a potential candidate for the Marlins first base job in 2019.

Around Major League Baseball

With the Hall of Fame announcements coming up tomorrow, Will Leitch predicted who every team’s next inductee will be.

Before the Reds trade for Sonny Gray becomes official, they’re looking to extend him once he comes aboard.

To honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Curtis Granderson traveled to Mississippi with a group of current and former MLB players to partner with the MLB Youth Development Foundation.

Former future Met Josh Harrison is on the radar of the Dodgers, Phillies, Giants, Angels, and Rays.

Continuing their confusing offseason, the Chicago Cubs have reportedly considered trading Ben Zobrist.

In preparation of the Hall of Fame announcement, Newsday dedicated eight full pages of their paper to Hall of Fame coverage.

In a hyper-hyphenated-headline, Austin Bibens-Dirkx signed on to play with Taiwan’s Uni-President Lions for the 2019 season.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 2002, the Mets partook in a very lackluster trio of trades which featured such legendary names as Benny Agbayani, Lenny Harris, Jeromy Burnitz, and Alex Ochoa.

Source: Yahoo Sports

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