Monday Morning Mets Links

Minor League Ball – John Sickels has a breakdown of the Mets’ selections in last week’s amateur draft.

The Daily Stache – Matt Esposito thinks the Mets are likable.

TheRoPolitans – The Mets will get the All-Star game in 2013.

Brooklyn Met Fan – Adam thinks the Mets have proven they can win on the road by sweeping the Orioles. Hmm… Not sure I can agree with that 100%. Maybe 43%. Maybe.

The Trentonian – Erin Egan reports that John Maine’s rehab start went pretty well… He gave up one hit and struck out five in four innings of work for the Binghampton Mets. He topped out at 87mph, but he reported feeling good afterwards.

New York Times – An interesting look at what it takes to be a minor league mascot, from a girl who used to be a Brooklyn Cyclones mascot.

And, in case you missed it, David Wright’s comments following the Mets’ 11-4 victory over Baltimore:


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