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David Wright announced that he will be marrying long-time girlfriend Molly Beers. Mazel Tov, David! Of course the Daily News filled most of their column inches about this story with photos of Beers. (probably NSFW)
Greg Prince says farwell to original 'Met Killer' Stan Musial.
Lucas Duda is making good progress coming off his wrist injury and should be ready for Opening Day. No word on how his progress is going w/r/t not being the worst everyday defensive outfielder in baseball.
Yesterday at AA
Brock Mahan wrote about the anniversary of Midnight Massacre 2: Electric Boogaloo.
The Mets aren't the only team disinclined to trade one of their best assets for Justin Upton, as the Cubs apparently nixed an Upton deal when the Diamondbacks asked for Starlin Castro.
The ZiPS projections continue to be rolled out over at FanGraphs. Today's team is the Cincinatti Reds.
The Rockies signed Chris Volstad, because why not? Though the marriage of Volstad and Coors Field may not be a happy one.
And Joe Posnanski continues to be the best obituary writer in sports, penning a lovely farewell to Stan Musial.
And Now, Your 2012 Mets Highlight Of The Day To Get You Through The Next Three Weeks Until Pitchers And Catchers Mercifully Report:
In honor of David Wright's impending nuptuals, here is the Mets Kidcaster pulling a John Sterling and getting a bit too excited about David's long fly out.
And Your Non-Baseball Link Of The Day:
"The Semplica-Girl Diaries" by George Saunders
I don't get the Saunders lovefest lately. He's an excellent writer, but like with Paul Auster everything he crafts seems a bit too on-the-nose to me.