A slow weekend means abbreviated Applesauce.Meet the Mets
Johan Santana made a trip home to Venezuela to hold his annual Cy Youngazo ("Great Cy Young") event, where he hands out Christmas presents and organizes baseball and soccer tournaments. A nice read on this Monday.
Aroldis Chapman will throw a side session for teams on Tuesday.
Metsmerized interviews Brian McRae, a good guy whose greatest contribution to the Mets was being traded for surprisingly productive Darryl Hamilton.
Around the NL East
The Good Phight looks at some low-risk, high-reward free agent targets.
Brew Crew Ball links to some of the funnier Tweets about the Jason Kendall signing.