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Mets Morning News for February 29, 2024

Mets Morning News for February 29, 2024

Photo by Alejandra Villa Loarca/Newsday RM via Your Thursday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Pete Alonso hit his first home run of spring in the Mets 3-0 win over the Cardinals. Alonso has been working on becoming more of a complete hitter with hitting coach Eric Chavez after having a down year in terms of average last season. Starling Marte got his first start of camp and hopes it is the start of a comeback season for him. The organization is also hoping that Marte can recapture the player he was in 2022 for the...
New York Post Feb 28, 2024
Pete Alonso blasts first homer of spring in Mets’ win over Cardinals

Pete Alonso blasts first homer of spring in Mets’ win over Cardinals

Pete Alonso homered in the fourth inning of the Mets’ 3-0 exhibition win over the Cardinals. The blast, a solo shot, was Alonso’s first this spring.
Amazin Avenue Feb 28, 2024
Open Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 2/28/24

Open Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 2/28/24

Photo by Elsa/ Reed Garrett takes the bump in Port St. Lucie Mets lineup Starling Marte - RF Francisco Lindor - SS Pete Alonso - 1B DJ Stewart - LF Mark Vientos - DH Brett Baty - 3B Trayce Thompson - CF Yolmer Sánchez - 2B Tomás Nido - C SP: Reed Garrett Cardinals lineup Dylan Carlson - CF Alec Burleson - RF Nolan Gorman - 2B Luken Baker - DH Alfonso Rivas - LF Jared Young - 1B Pedro Pagés - C José Fermín - 3b Arquímedes Gamboa - SS SP: Miles Mikolas Broadcast info First pitch: 1:10 PM ESTTV: SNY
New York Post Feb 27, 2024
Mets’ Pete Alonso committed to being a complete hitter again after 2023 regression

Mets’ Pete Alonso committed to being a complete hitter again after 2023 regression

The Mets first baseman produced a career-low .318 on-base percentage, driven largely by his anemic .217 batting average.
Amazin Avenue Feb 26, 2024
Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 2/26/24

Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 2/26/24

Photo by Elsa/ Acquired via waivers from the Pirates last month, Max Kranick makes his spring debut vying to put himself in the mix for the final rotation slot. Mets lineup DJ Stewart - DH Francisco Lindor - SS Pete Alonso - 1B Brett Baty - 3B Trayce Thompson - LF Drew Gilbert - CF Luisangel Acuña - 2B Tomás Nido - C Taylor Kohlwey - RF Max Kranick - RHP Nationals lineup CJ Abrams - SS Lane Thomas - RF Joey Gallo - 1B Keibert Ruiz - C Jesse Winker - DH Brady House - 3B Luis García Jr. - 2B Victor Robles - CF Jacob Young - LF Josiah Gray - RHP Broadcast info First...
Amazin Avenue Feb 24, 2024
Open thread: Mets vs. Cardinals, 2/24/24

Open thread: Mets vs. Cardinals, 2/24/24

Photo by Elsa/ The Mets begin their exhibition season this afternoon in Port St. Lucie. Mets lineup DJ Stewart - RF Francisco Lindor - SS Pete Alonso - 1B Brett Baty - 3B Mark Vientos - DH Jose Iglesias - 2B Trayce Thompson - CF Tomás Nido - C Taylor Kohlwey - LF SP: Tylor Megill First pitch: 1:10 PM ESTTV: SNYRadio: WCBS 880
Amazin Avenue Feb 24, 2024
Mets Morning News for February 24, 2024

Mets Morning News for February 24, 2024

Set Number: X163532 TK1 Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets There are a few candidates to replace Kodai Senga now that the Mets ace will open the season on the injured list. Despite the internal options present, there’s no doubt that the team’s rotation has taken a hit with Senga’s injury. Steve Cohen acknowledged his desire to keep Pete Alonso with the Mets after this season. Alonso may wind up pulling a Brandon Nimmo and reaching free agency before ultimately re-signing with the Mets. A familiar face will be...
New York Post Feb 24, 2024
Pete Alonso’s defensive gem one of highlights of Mets’ practice

Pete Alonso’s defensive gem one of highlights of Mets’ practice

Pete Alonso might have been at his happiest during an infield drill in which fielded a soft grounder and fired a strike to Brett Baty at third base.
New York Post Feb 23, 2024
Pete Alonso could follow Brandon Nimmo’s free agency path back to Mets

Pete Alonso could follow Brandon Nimmo’s free agency path back to Mets

Two years ago, Nimmo began spring training in the same spot Alonso now sits, entering his walk year and feeling the pressure to succeed.
New York Post Feb 23, 2024
Steve Cohen is ‘not tone deaf’ when it comes to Pete Alonso contract situation

Steve Cohen is ‘not tone deaf’ when it comes to Pete Alonso contract situation

Steve Cohen hopes Pete Alonso stays in Flushing for the long term.
Amazin Avenue Feb 21, 2024
Mets Morning News for February 21, 2024

Mets Morning News for February 21, 2024

Rich Storry-USA TODAY Sports Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Tylor Megill is lined up to start the Mets Grapefruit League opener this Saturday against the Cardinals. David Wright visited Port St. Lucie on Tuesday and said it’s an honor to make the cut to remain on the Hall of Fame ballot. Wright also discussed the state of the 2024 Mets. Anthony DiComo shared some observations from the first week of Mets camp. Brandon Nimmo’s free agency provided a blueprint for the Mets and Pete Alonso. Tim Britton writes...
New York Post Feb 19, 2024
Mets owner Steve Cohen engages with fan yelling at him to lock up Pete Alonso: ‘Gotta sign him!’

Mets owner Steve Cohen engages with fan yelling at him to lock up Pete Alonso: ‘Gotta sign him!’

Steve Cohen clearly heard the fan yell something before motioning to his ear since he could not hear exactly what was said.
New York Post Feb 19, 2024
There won’t be any escaping the Pete Alonso and Juan Soto walk-year dramas

There won’t be any escaping the Pete Alonso and Juan Soto walk-year dramas

That doesn’t replace the ominous feeling of both New York teams already being on the clock.
Amazin Avenue Feb 18, 2024
Mets Morning News for February 18, 2024

Mets Morning News for February 18, 2024

Photo by Alejandra Villa Loarca/Newsday RM via Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Alonso Foundation is going to donate $1,000 to animal shelters for every home run Pete Alonso hits during the 2024 season. “Hopefully there’s a lot of homers and we get to save a lot of animals,” Alonso said. Meanwhile, a lot of members of the press wrote about Alonso’s Mets future yesterday. Fans need to be emotionally prepared for the possibility that this is his last season in Queens, writes Jon Heyman of the New York...

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