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Mets Bring Back Banner Day with Digital Fan Celebration

The New York Mets announced recently the return of Banner Day, a long-time Mets fan-favorite tradition.  With access to the field limited due to safety protocols, this year’s Virtual Banner Day will be a monthlong digital fan celebration starting today 7/26 at noon with the Mets announcing the winner August 26. Fans can submit their […]

New York Mets Acquire Pitcher Rich Hill

The New York Mets announced recently the team has acquired left-handed pitcher Rich Hill from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for right-handed pitcher Tommy Hunter and minor league catcher Matt Dyer. Hill, 41, has made 19 starts for the Rays this year and is 6-4 with a 3.87 ERA (41 earned runs/95.1 innings) with […]

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez Selected as Team USA’s Flag Bearers

 Four-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird and baseball player Eddy Alvarez, a 2014 Olympic silver medalist in speedskating, were selected as Team USA’s flag bearers for the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee today announced. The Opening Ceremony will be held Friday, July 23, at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. […]

Mets Black Jerseys to Return on July 30

The New York Mets announced the team’s black jerseys will return on Friday, July 30 when the Mets host the Cincinnati Reds at 7:10 p.m. The Mets will wear their black Nike jerseys that night and all Friday nights at Citi Field for the remainder of the 2021 regular season. In celebration of the return, […]

Mets Select 10 Players on Day Three of the MLB Draft

 The New York Mets today made 10 selections in rounds 11-20 to complete their 2021 First-Year Player Draft. Below are the Mets’ 10 picks from day three of the 2021 First-Year Player Draft: Round Name Ht Wt B/T DOB College/High School Position 11 Rowdey Jordan 5’10 190 S/R Jan-27-1999 Mississippi State OF 12 Jack-Thomas Wold […]

Hofstra Star Jimmy Joyce Selected By Seattle Mariners In MLB Draft

Hofstra University senior pitcher Jimmy Joyce was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 16th round of the 2021 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.  Joyce, who was the 474th overall pick in the draft, becomes the program’s 14th-ever MLB Draft pick. It marks the third time in the last four years that Hofstra has had at […]

Baltimore Orioles select Colton Cowser in the 2021 MLB First-Year Player Draft

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following video featuring the Baltimore Orioles 2021 MLB First-Year Player Draft Pick Colton Cowser along with General Manager Michael Elias It was announced by the Baltimore Orioles that they were able to select outfielder Colton Cowser from Sam Houston State University with the fifth overall selection in the […]