Mets Morning News of September 16, 2021
Morning Food News
With little time for the 2021 season, the Mets were in desperate need of a win and instead suffered an embarrassing loss. They were down 5-0 after the first inning and despite a few weak attempts to score points, the pitching staff made it right away and more so in a deflated loss that makes any path to contention nearly impossible.
During the match, Pete Alonso wore the number 21 in honor of Roberto Clemente since he is nominated for the Mets Clemente Award 2021.
Those of Puerto Rican origin on the Mets also wore 21 to honor Clemente’s legacy.
The 2021 season is in its final weeks, which means Javier Báez’s time in the squad could also come to an end and he does not yet know that his future will hold.
Báez, with Marcus Stroman, should feature high on the Mets priority list to bring back next season.
With the Mets in free fall, Luis Rojas looks more and more like a man who will be out of work next season.
Even if time is running out, Brandon Nimmo and Noah Syndergaard i hope to come back before the end of the season.
Owner Steve Cohen could be his worst enemy when it comes to hiring a new president of baseball operations.
Around the National League East
The brave lost in extra innings to the Rockies by a final score of 3-2.
Nationals blew the lead and blew up their streak with the Marlins with an 8-6 loss to Washington.
Around Major League Baseball
League players wore number 21 remember the great Roberto Clemente as Major League Baseball honored him with Roberto Clemente Day.
Seamen will host, it seems, the 2023 All-Star Game at T-Mobile Park.
In a heartwarming story we all need, after a young fan imitated his performance in the stands in the previous match, Craig Kimbrel met the fan and thanked him for helping him through the Channel.
The Padres placed Blake Snell on the injured list with strain in the groin.
With Ryan Braun announcing his retirement, his the legacy will be forever tarnished by his use of the PED and the lies he subsequently told.
High school student Paloma Benach looks to improve her game so she can join the other eight women who currently play baseball in college.
Yesterday at the Amazin ‘Avenue
Vasilis Drimalitis argues the Mets have a problem with Seth Lugo.
In episode 102 of A Pod of Their Own, the emotionally charged series with the Yankees, September 11, and nationwide TV broadcasts were all discussed.
This date in the history of the Mets
On that date in 1976, Jerry Koosman finally reached the 20-win plateau with a 4-1 victory over the Cardinals.