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New York Post Jan 11, 2021
Francisco Lindor sets deadline for Mets contract talks

Francisco Lindor sets deadline for Mets contract talks

Francisco Lindor’s “day by day” approach to life keeps him tethered to the present, but he admits his mind has drifted this offseason to his potential free agency. But the Mets’ star shortstop, acquired last week from Cleveland in a blockbuster trade, also is willing to forgo that freedom for a new contract, with the...

Francisco Lindor all smiles after trade from Indians to Mets

Francisco Lindor smiled widely for a full 40 minutes, enthralled to join a New York Mets team bulking up under new owner Steven Cohen.
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Carlos Carrasco is so much more than just a really good pitcher

Carlos Carrasco is so much more than just a really good pitcher

Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via The 33-year-old righty is highly involved in the community and has been recognized for his efforts. The Francisco Lindor trade has received a lot of attention over the past week, with a lot of that attention going to Lindor himself, as the Mets brought in one of the brightest young stars in the game. But the other acquisition in the Lindor trade, may prove to be just as big of a move, as bringing in Carlos Carrasco helps solidify the rotation, and adds another easy to root for guy in the clubhouse. Carrasco is not just easy to...
Amazin Avenue Jan 11, 2021
Highlights from Francisco Lindor’s introductory press conference

Highlights from Francisco Lindor’s introductory press conference

The Mets’ new shortstop addressed the media for the first time. This morning, Francisco Lindor had his first taste of the New York media in his introductory press conference. While there was nothing revelatory said during the 45 minute Zoom event, Lindor gave Met fans a ton to smile about with his enthusiasm, grace, and optimism he showed with reporters. The most pressing questions were those about a potential extension. While Lindor did not put any sort of timetable or price tag on the table, he did say that once he was ‘at a certain point’ in spring training, he...
New York Post Jan 12, 2021
Carlos Carrasco says ‘great’ Mets can make it to World Series

Carlos Carrasco says ‘great’ Mets can make it to World Series

Carlos Carrasco’s expectations coming to the Mets mesh with those of a fan base still giddy over an ownership change. The Mets’ newest starting pitcher will have an old friend behind him in Francisco Lindor and rotation that includes an elite talent in Jacob deGrom, so aiming high is maybe required. “We have a great...
Amazin Avenue Jan 12, 2021
Mets Morning News for January 12, 2021

Mets Morning News for January 12, 2021

Photo by Justin K. Aller/ Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets held a virtual introductory press conference for Francisco Lindor yesterday. While there was no jersey unveiling or photo shoot, and no GM or owner present, the excitement was still through the roof as everyone got their first glimpse at Mr. Smile in a Mets cap. Unsurprisingly, Steve Cohen has already reached out to the newest Met. Lindor spoke about living day-to-day but isn’t opposed to signing long-term. Whatever happens with the contract...
Amazin Avenue Jan 12, 2021
The pitches Carlos Carrasco throws and how hard and often he throws them

The pitches Carlos Carrasco throws and how hard and often he throws them

Photo by Ron Schwane/ Let’s take a look at the pitches the Mets’ newest starting pitcher throws. Carlos Carrasco is set to introduce himself to Mets fans and the media that cover the team this afternoon with a virtual press conference, much like Francisco Lindor did yesterday. And while Lindor is the superstar generational talent, Carrasco is very, very good himself, as David Capobianco outlined here at Amazin’ Avenue shortly after the trade. Carrasco throw several pitches and has been throwing them for years: a four-seam fastball, sinker, changeup, slider, and...
New York Post Jan 11, 2021

Francisco Lindor’s contract isn’t a problem in Mets new reality: Sherman

The business of baseball invades. How can it not? Francisco Lindor is a Met because the Indians decided they could not pay him into the future while continuing to afford the rest of a contending roster. And in the seconds — the seconds — after the Mets obtained Lindor, the mind immediately shifted to if...
Rising Apple Jan 12, 2021

Mets: What will it take to reach a mega-extension with Francisco Lindor?

How much will it cost the New York Mets to extend Francisco Lindor? The New York Mets emphatically announced their presence as a serious postseason contender with their blockbuster trade for Francisco Lindor. The move gives the Mets a legitimate superstar shortstop with the potential to be a major difference-maker. New York also landed a […] Mets: What will it take to reach a mega-extension with Francisco Lindor? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Amazin Avenue Jan 13, 2021
A Pod of Their Own: Francisco Lindor!!!!

A Pod of Their Own: Francisco Lindor!!!!

This week, we discuss Francisco Lindor, the trade for Francisco Lindor, and the fact that Francisco Lindor is now a Met. Francisco Lindor. Welcome back to A Pod of Their Own, a show by the women of Amazin’ Avenue where we talk all things Mets, social justice issues in baseball, and normalize female voices in the sports podcasting space. This week, we begin by discussing nothing really except for the fact that Francisco Lindor is now a New York Met! We share our excitement about the trade that brought him and Carlos Carrasco over from Cleveland and how we got two special...

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