Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
Shin-Soo Choo would bring a great mix of power and on base percentage to the Mets but as Dave Lennon writes, he'd also likely help to attract New York's large Korean market, along with valuable advertisers.
The Mets have interest in former Yankees and Red Sox pitcher Alfredo Aceves but only on a minor league contract.
At Grading The Curve, Travis d'Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard are both considered possible 2014 Rookie of the Year candidates.
Around the Majors
James Kannengieser wrote up a list of free agents who would improve the Mets. Essentially, a lot of free agents would help improve the Mets. Because the Mets aren't very good right now.
Yesterday At AA
It seems like a near lock that Robinson Cano heads back to the Yankees but word is that the second baseman is prepared to wait beyond Christmas and into January to sign.
25 minutes of Andrelton Simmons defensive highlights? 25 minutes of Andrelton Simmons defensive highlights. Enjoy.
Cubs prospect Kris Bryant was named the Arizona Fall League's MVP. The Cubs have some pretty exciting hitting prospects between Bryant, Javier Baez, Jorge Soler, and Albert Almora.
The Nationals and Bryce Harper may be headed to a grievance over his contract after 2014.
Brad Johnson of Fangraphs wonders why we use Miles Per Hour to measure pitch speed.
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