2020 Year in Review

by Darryl Reid

While this year will go down in history because of COVID 19 there was still plenty to celebrate as a Toronto Met. We would like to wish everyone a very happy new year as we look forward to 2021.


  • Ben Sitarenios commits to Salem University
  • Mets welcome back coaches, Kyle Fillier and Greg Densem
  • Mitch Bratt, Drew Howard, and Brando Leroux named to the Canadian Junior National Team


2020 Metball Gala

  • Rod Black host event with Mark Shapiro has special guest
  • Drew Howard | Senior Player of the Year
  • Jake Bucovetsky | Senior Hitter of the Year
  • Mitch Bratt | Senior Pitcher of the Year
  • Tyler Chong | Junior Player of the Year
  • Aaron Manias | Junior Hitter of the Year
  • Teddy Yeo | Junior Pitcher of the Year
  • Same Mitcham | Heart and Hustle Award
  • Brendan Colley | Blue Collar Award
  • Robert Battista | Student Athlete of the Year
  • Laura Winters | Toronto Mets Softball MVP
  • Mason Wright | Jake Eliopolous Scholarship Award
  • Frank Maury | Coach of the Year
  • Alumni Tony Vavaroutsos named Mets Alumni of the Month
  • Justin Murray commits to Salem University


  • Alumni Liam Hicks and Hayden Malenfant play against each other in NCAA DI action
  • Wright State's Tyler Black competes against Tennessee's Matt Turino in NCAA Alumni action


  • Stef Turino commits to Three River Community College


  • We say good bye to our home since 2012 Out of the Park Sports, as we official move to Richmond Hill and the Toronto Mets Performance Centre.
  • Jonah Feldstein commits to Ithaca College
  • Sam Mitcham commits to Highland Community College
  • Robert Battista commits to Pepperdine University
  • Virtual Tryouts begin for the Toronto Mets
  • Justin Carinci commits to Highland Community College


  • Jake Bucovetsky commits to Highland Community College
  • Construction Continues on the Toronto Mets Performance Centre
  • National Play Catch week 
  • Brody Black commits to Dawson Community College.
  • Toronto Mets alumni combine to score a 3.65 GPA in the Classroom


  • Small group Tryouts begin 
  • Mets at Home training campaign continues
  • Matt Turino transfers to St. Louis University
  • Small Group Training begins
  • CPBL expands to 11 franchises | Royals, Terriers, Titans, Watson, Windsor join CPBL
  • Mets players help out Jays Care and food bank Canada
  • Intra Squad scrimmages begin


  • Caden Shapiro commits to Princeton University
  • 2020 Commitments leave for College
  • Brando Leroux commits to Chipola College 
  • Mitch Bratt highlighted on Sportsnet Junior Journey
  • small bubble competition begins.
  • CPBL All-Star Team tryouts begin
  • Mezzanine built at the Toronto Mets Performance Centre


  • 11 Toronto Mets Named to the inaugural CPBL All-Star Showcase team | Mitch Bratt, Will Droll, Turner Spoljaric, Zak Szabo, Jacob Miller, Aaron Manias, Brando Leroux, Caden Shapiro, Cole Iantomasi, Jack Pineau, Josh McGuin
  • Fall Action begins for Toronto Mets 
  • Mitch Bratt Named to Baseball Factory All American Team.
  • Will Droll commits to PITT


  • Mitch Bratt, Caden Shapiro, and Turner Spoljaric named to Perfect Game Toronto Blue Jays Scout Team.
  • Turf installed at Toronto Mets Performance Centre


  • Jacob Miller commits to Howard College
  • Ethan Boisvert commits to West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Aaron Manias commits to Howard College
  • National Letter of Intent signing day
  • Ben Jones commits to Dayton 
  • Toronto Mets Perfomance Centre cages installed


  • Blake MacMillan commits to Niagara University
  • Denzel Clark named DI baseball top 100 for MLB Draft
  • Tyler Black named Perfect Game top 100 for MLB Draft
  • Mitch Bratt named Prospects Live top 350 for MLB Draft
  • Canadian Baseball Network name six Toronto Mets to College All-Start Team | Ben Jones (1st team) Liam Hicks, Denzel Clarke (2nd team) Jonah Offman, Daniel Carinci, and Evan Magill (3rd team)
  • Alex Scoular commits to Lake Michigan
  • Jonathan Stoddart commits to Pratt Community College
  • Toronto Mets Performance Centre completed