Francisco Lindor continues to endear himself to the fan base of his new group, rocking a duplicate of the New York Mets jacket worn by Eddie Murphy within the traditional film “Coming to America” whereas making his entrance on the group’s spring coaching facility Thursday morning.
“Good morning, my neighbors,” Lindor says in a video tweeted by the Mets, repeating the enduring line Murphy’s character, Prince Akeem Joffer, yells from the balcony of his Queens condo within the 1988 comedy.
The sequel to “Coming to America” — known as “Coming 2 America” — is scheduled for digital launch on March 5 through Amazon.
The four-time All-Star shortstop got here to New York this offseason, together with beginning pitcher Carlos Carrasco, after the Mets traded infielders Amed Rosario and Andres Gimenez, together with minor leaguers Isaiah Greene and Josh Wolf, to the Cleveland Indians.
New Steadiness not too long ago made Lindor a uncommon baseball participant with a signature sneaker, saying on Monday the discharge of the Lindor 1, a part of the model’s first-ever MLB sneaker and attire assortment.
Lindor has embraced Mets tradition to this point, rocking blue hair, however his contract standing with the group stays a query, with the shortstop scheduled to hit free company after the season.
“We have not discovered the time [to negotiate], and I clearly should get to know the group, get to know the individuals, they usually should get to know me,” Lindor mentioned Monday a couple of potential extension with the Mets. “If one thing comes up, we’ll see sooner or later; that’s between my agent and Sandy [Alderson, team president] and the remainder of the workers. It has been nonexistent, the conversations. It is too early, I believe.”