Mets Morning News: Loss – Amazin’ Avenue

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Seven-year Mets veteran Jeff Innis has died of cancer at his home in Georgia at the age of 59, announced by Jay Horwitz.

The Innis Family GoFundMe is still collecting donations for hospital bills and upcoming funeral expenses.

A 75th birthday seems like a good time to look back on the career highlights of 1969 World Series champion Nolan Ryan.

For his 79th birthday, Mike Lupica reflected on Davey Johnson’s life in baseball.

Billy Eppler is the man who signed Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani in 2017, so why not try it again with Seiya Suzuki?

Tsuyoshi Shinjo is ready for his first spring training as a manager and he looks gorgeous.

Around the National League East

Talking Chop considered MVP Vote Getter Ryan Tepera a viable candidate for the Braves when lockdown ends.

If the Pirates’ Bryan Reynolds changes teams this offseason, chances are the Marlins are the ones to give him that new home.

Around Major League Baseball

Masanori Murakami, the only Japanese baseball player in MLB’s first 120 years, sat down for an interview to discuss his pioneering life and career.

Vandalized by gunfire in recent years, Jackie Robinson’s birthplace marker has been replaced and rededicated in her honor.

This date in Mets history

On this date in 1962, Ralph Kiner signed to call Mets games, a position he would hold for over 50 years.