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Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.

Minnesota bound?
Minnesota bound?
Daniel Shirey

Meet the Mets

Stephen Drew may still sign in New York, writes Kevin Kernan. However, whether he will be occupying a dugout in The Bronx or Queens remains to be seen.

The Twins have expressed interest in the pie-throwing, redheaded utility entity that is Justin Turner.

Around the Majors

Starlin Castro is hoping to reclaim $3.6 million dollars in assets from a contract his father signed when he was 16; the deal agreed to give three percent of his earnings to a baseball school in the Dominican Republic.

Mark Mulder is looking to make a comeback, despite not having pitched since 2008. In the same vein, 40-year old Brett Tomko plans to audition for teams in January, after having spent the past season with the York Revolution of the Atlantic League.

The Dodgers are close to a deal with Indians reliever Chris Perez, whose dog Brody got him into big trouble in June.

Leonys Martin's kidnapping and the circumstances around which he signed his contract should serve as a reminder of the nerve it takes to defect from Cuba.

The living legend Vin Scully on racing Jackie Robinson on the ice.

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