Meet the Mets
The Mets, in search of a shortstop, have been listed as a number of teams that are looking at former Athletics SS Jed Lowrie. Meanwhile, with Colorado ready to listen to offers for Troy Tulowitzki, one of our sister blogs speculates that the club would be a good trade partner with the Rockies.
Also on the radar: could the Mets be willing to ship one of their arms out to Boston in return for Yoenis Cespedes or a prospect?
Johnny Monell, a depth catcher, has inked a free agent deal with the Mets.
Whoever steps out on the field next season will be wearing some slightly different uniforms. The club announced some tweaks to their threads yesterday.
Off the field, Josh Lewin, who was in the final year of his contract as Mets broadcaster, will ink a new contract and return for the 2015 season.
Around the Majors
Alex Rodriguez apparently admitted to the DEA in January that he did indeed use steroids.
Josh Donaldson is off the market, as the A's do not plan to trade him.
Yesterday At AA
Podcast! The guys chat with Newsday's Marc Carig and also try to kick up the hot stove discussion.
Jeffrey's countdown of the 25 top Mets prosects he saw in 2014 is down to numbers 10-6.