Sports Raccoon found in Mets' weight room, reports say There's so much more to do at Citi Field than watch baseball! Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams, Jr. By EDWARD B. COLBY firstname.lastname@example.org July 26, 2015 3:09 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Before the Mets hosted the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field Sunday, they played host to another visitor: a baby raccoon. The critter was found in the team's clubhouse weight room, but it willingly ran into a cage the Mets had handy, Adam Rubin of ESPN reported. "I guess they have a problem," reliever Bobby Parnell joked, Rubin wrote. The raccoon was "released into the wild" after its capture, the team announced, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. The sort-of wild run-in generated some quips among Mets fans on Twitter. Said Griffin Post: The #Mets should get the raccoon to bat cleanup-- Griffin Post (@griffinpost) July 26, 2015Rich Sparago of Connecticut had another take. "Maybe the raccoon is a 'rabid' Mets fan," he wrote. By EDWARD B. COLBY email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.