No news is often good news, I suppose. Yesterday was another quiet day in Flushing, but we still got hear about Tom Seaver's birthday and some big doings in the N.L. East:
Brad Kallet says that the Mets shouldn't look to move Daniel Murphy.
Jim Callis says that Noah Syndergaard will be the N.L. Rookie of the Year in 2015. I think we'd all sign up for that.
Mike Vorkunov asks "what's the Mets roster going to look like?"
Howie Rose made an appearance on Chris "Mad Dog" Russo's show to talk about the Mets' offseason and some Mets history.
Brian Costa writes that Sandy Alderson was offered a loftier job title, but declined.
Greg Prince reminisces on Tom Seaver at 70 years young.
In honor of Tom Seaver's birthday yesterday, NJ.com compiled some highlights.
We haven't been able to confirm this, but there's a report out there that Mr. Met is dead, and he was a lot older than you'd think.
Around the NL East
Giancarlo Stanton has officially signed the largest deal in baseball history. The deal is for thirteen years and $325 million, with an opt-out clause after six years and full no-trade protection.
Jason Heyward said some less than flattering things about the Braves organization on his way out the door.
Dave Cameron writes that the Braves/Cardinals trade is a fascinating one.
Ben Lindbergh at Grantland takes a look at the nitty-gritty of why the Stanton deal went down.
Around the Majors
Mike Petriello wants to know if Elvis Andrus is still valuable. If he is not, then this will make a very awkward situation for Jeff Paternostro when he has to rewrite the Shortstop Avenue Audio jingle, yet again.
If you really want a unique souvenir, you can buy Jose Canseco's "smelly" finger that recently fell off during a poker tournament!
Yesterday at AA
Steve Schreiber opined that despite Jeurys Familia being the Mets best reliever, he shouldn't close games.
James Kannengieser asks you to vote for the Mets most important hit of 2014.
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