Mets Morning News: A toast to good health, good wins, and good TRAIDS in 2014!

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Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

Meet the Mets

Leading off, Anthony DiComo takes a look at reasons why the new year will be a good one for the Mets.

MetsMinors reviews Mets 2010 draft pick Patrick Farrell. They also talk about Kevin Plawecki finally getting some attention.

Ron Darling will be attending the 2014 Queens Baseball Convention, where he will be giving a Q&A session and signing autographs.

Buster Olney suggests that the Mets could have had a top-five rotation if Matt Harvey were healthy.

Randy Holt of Fansided wants to know, can the Mets win the National League East in 2014?

John Delcos asks, "why are the Mets are still involved in the Stephen Drew sweepstakes?"

Greg Prince gives us the "2013 Oscar's Cap Awards." In this great read, Greg takes a look at this year in Mets-related media.

Wayne Kamidoi looks back at a moment from the Mets 2013 season, during which Miguel Cabrera made magic happen at Citi Field.

Around the Majors

The Yankees are looking to make a huge splash in the international free agent market this offseason.

The Angels may be looking at Masahiro Tanaka to bolster their rotation.

Yuniesky Betancourt may be on the trading block, and despite two poor season would likely have some suitors.

Fangraphs talks about how Tanaka impacts the prospect valuation market.

Yesterday at AA

Eric Simon asked you all to recall your favorite Amazin' Avenue moments of 2013.

I took a look at LaTroy Hawkins great season.

Lastly, this is the last Mets Morning News of 2013, and with that, here's to wishing you a safe, happy, and healthy 2014!

If you read an article or find a link that you think would be a great addition to a future edition of Mets Morning News, please forward it to our tips email address tips@grission.com and we'll try to add it in.

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