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Mets Morning News: You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout when he stomps and you sigh, Jenrry Claus is coming to town

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

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Meet the Mets

John Sickels released his 2015 Top 20 Prospects list and it is a pretty deep one.

Jung-Ho Kang will not be a Met, as Sandy Alderson says the Mets will not bid on the shortstop.

John Mayberry is a Met, thanks to his ability to beat up on lefties and play a bench role. Mayberry has bonuses in his contract.

Speaking of lefties, the bullpen role of second lefty will likely go to a spring competition among minor league contracts.

Jenrry Mejia was Santa Claus at the Mets holiday party. The 2014 closer is willing to cede his role to Bobby Parnell when the veteran returns.

Terry Collins' lineup plan in 2015 features Juan Lagares at the top followed by Curtis Granderson. The Mets still appear to be a hitter away from the Nationals, though.

Mark Simon looked at some of the best defensive plays in team history.

Baseball Prospectus previewed the Mets from a fantasy baseball perspective.

Around the NL East

Michael Morse and the Marlins agreed to a two-year contract.

The Good Phight ranked the trade destinations for Phillies lefty Cole Hamels.

Not sure why but the Braves DFA'd perfectly cromulent reliever Anthony Varvaro.

Baseball America released the Nationals top 10 prospect list.

Around the Majors

The Padres, Rays, and Mariners are reportedly discussing a blockbuster that could send Wil Myers to Seattle and Taijuan Walker to San Diego.

Eno Sarris is working on a pitch arsenal score statistic at Fangraphs.

The Indians added righty Gavin Floyd on a one year deal.

The Dodgers DFA'd Brian Wilson. BECAUSE HE'S BLACK OPS!

Wesley Wright signed with the Orioles, taking another lefty reliever off the board.

Yesterday At AA

Time for the Mets to trade for Troy Tulowitzki? How about some more realistic options at shortstop?

Mets All-Time Uniforms takes a look at the #4, a number for playoff heroes.

What is David Wright's legacy with the Mets?

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