2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
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Lindor, Mets reach $22.3M deal, avoid arbitration

The Mets reached one-year deals with shortstop Francisco Lindor, first baseman-outfielder Dominic Smith, outfielders Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo and pitchers Edwin Díaz, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman to avoid salary arbitration.

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Mets reach deals with four to avoid arbitration

The Mets agreed to one-year contracts with first baseman/outfielder Dominic Smith and pitchers Edwin Díaz, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman on Friday to avoid salary arbitration.


BBTN: Jesse Rogers on the Mets trading for Francisco Linder; Alex Avila on his godfather Tommy Lasorda; Hembo on position rankings

Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss Spring Training starting on schedule, Corey Kluber trying to prove that he’s healthy and the Mets trading for Francisco Lindor. Then, 12-year MLB veteran Alex Avila hops on to talk about his godfather Tommy Lasorda, staying patient in free agency, his outlook on another pandemic season and catching for Justin Verlander in Detroit. Later, Hembo quibbles with Buster’s top 10 position rankings.

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Carrasco: Mets primed for playoffs, World Series

Pitcher Carlos Carrasco, acquired by the Mets in a trade with Cleveland last week, said during a Tuesday news conference that he got a welcome call from new owner Steven Cohen and expects the Mets to be a postseason contender.

Lindor meets young Mets superfan via Zoom (0:48)
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Lindor: Open to talking long-term deal with Mets

New Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor, eligible for free agency after the 2021 season, said during a video call Monday that he's certainly open to discussing a long-term deal with his new team.

Lindor wants to be small piece in championship puzzle (0:34)

Marks: Best plays of Super Wild Card Weekend

Anita Marks runs through the Super Wild Card Weekend slate on 98.7 ESPN. Who can challenge the Chiefs and Packers? Plus, running through the biggest headlines of the weekend!


Rothenberg: NYC Sports is back!

Dave Rothenberg examines the NYC sports globe with the Mets trading for Francisco Lindor on 98.7 ESPN. All the teams seem to be trending upward. Plus, Super Wild Card Weekend is here and RJ Bell joins the show from Vegas.


KJZ Hour 3: Mets land a Big Fish

Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin hour three talking about the big trade in the MLB. The Mets and Indians traded a prized player and we have Tony Rizzo and Dave Rothenberg join to discuss the temp of both cities after the deal. Joe Fortenbaugh joins the show to give us some locks for the upcoming weekend.


ESPN Daily: Lindor’s impact on Mets

With the 2021 baseball season still months away, the Cleveland Indians dealt two of their stars, Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco, to the New York Mets in a blockbuster deal. Could this be the hope Mets fans are looking for? Buster Olney joins the show to explain how the trade went down. Then Atlanta Dream forward Elizabeth Williams reflects on the Georgia race for US Senate, and Raphael Warnock’s defeat of Dream co-owner Sen. Kelly Loeffler.


Spain & Fitz: What Would You Do For DeShaun?

Spain & Fitz talk Mets news & the Knicks’ hot start, plus the latest on the Browns' COVID & coaching issues. They chat Wild Card weekend with former NFL’r Shaun O’Hara and NBA with Kenyon Martin. Plus, what would you sacrifice for Deshaun Watson & your epic sibling battles as we prepare for Ball v. Ball tomorrow night.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Mets president Sandy Anderson said they were engaged on Francisco Lindor from the beginning of the offseason and began closing in on Monday. On locking up Lindor: "We acquired Francisco for his present ability and the possibility that he can be a Met long term. There's no guarantee of that."

Lindor takes Hall of Fame trajectory to Queens (1:26)

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.9822nd
Quality Starts17Tied-8th
Batting Average.2721st
On Base Percentage.3482nd
Slugging Percentage.4594th