Darryl Strawberry on Matt Harvey, Old-Timers’ Day, Mets future

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Darryl Strawberry hasn’t dedicated to attending any of the Mets’ huge celebrations this summer time whereas he tries to handle a packed schedule touring the nation as a part of his ministry.

The Mets plan to retire Keith Hernandez’s No. 17 on July 9 at Citi Discipline. Previous-Timers’ Day — a primary for the Mets since 1994 — is scheduled for Aug. 27. It’s onerous to think about the group holding both occasion with out Strawberry, however his current life additionally takes priority over the previous one.

“Baseball is only a recreation,” Strawberry mentioned this week. “I feel most individuals don’t understand that someday the sport is over, after which who’re you?”


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