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Locating the New York Mets backup catcher for 2020

This past season, the New York Mets‘ catching situation was anything but simple. Not only did the Mets endure a controversy with their catching duo, but they also received very little production from the catching position as well.

During the 2019 season, the two best starting pitchers in the Mets’ starting rotation became more comfortable pitching to backup catcher Tomas Nido, instead of starting catcher Wilson Ramos. Both Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard decided they preferred to have Nido behind the plate during their starts, which created some internal conflict within the Mets’ clubhouse.