Celebrate Opening Day by watching the New York Mets these ways

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Another year, another set of problems in Queens. But it appears the New York Mets are resetting the organization in a necessary way in order to succeed moving forward.

The team failed to acquire Yoshinobu Yamamoto, opting instead to sign a number of low-risk players. They added Luis Severino, Sean Manaea and Adrian Houser to the rotation while nabbing Shintaro Fujinami, Jake Diekman, and Jorge Lopez for the bullpen.

Defensively, the Mets added a couple of studs (albeit with some offensive questions) in Joey Wendle and Harrison Bader.

This year is expected to be a rebuild, but that doesn't mean Mets fans aren't interested.

How to watch the New York Mets on Opening Day?

Regional Sports Network: SportsNet New York
For In-Market Fans: fuboTV ($79.99/month, free trial available), DirecTV Stream ($108.99/month) 
For Out-Of-Market Fans: MLB.tv ($149.99 for the season)

Most of New York's games will air on SportsNet New York. When playing nationally, the Mets could pop up on ESPN, FOX and FS1.

Both fuboTV and DirecTV Stream carry SportsNet New York and all of the national networks. 

Apple TV+ will air two games every Friday night throughout the season. The Mets will appear a handful of times. Apple TV+ is $9.99 per month and comes with a week-long free trial.

How to listen to today's game?

The flagship radio station of the Mets is 880AM, which can be accessed in the New York area. However, you can also listen to the station on its website.

Spanish-speaking Mets fans can tune into ESPN 1050AM for games.

Mets fans in the Port St. Lucie, Florida area can listen to games on WPSL AM 1590.

How many national TV games do the New York Mets have this year?

The Mets will play nine games outside of the SportsNet New York and WPIX.


Number of Games

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New York Mets projected Opening Day lineup and probable pitcher

  • PP - Jose Quintana
  • C - Francisco Alvarez
  • 1B - Pete Alonso
  • 2B - Jeff McNeil
  • SS - Francisco Lindor
  • 3B - Brett Baty
  • LF - Harrison Bader
  • CF - Brandon Nimmo
  • RF - Starling Marte
  • DH - DJ Stewart

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