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Mets Morning News: The stockings are hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that the Sandyman soon will be there

Your Christmas Eve dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

Fangraphs evaluated the Mets top prospects and then ran down their top five projections for 2015 by WAR.

Bad news for L.J. Mazzilli, who has been suspended 50 games after a second positive test for a drug of abuse.

Around the NL East

The Marlins could consider dealing Dan Haren to the Padres for an outfielder.

What is on the Phillies Christmas wish list? A lot of things, naturally.

Nationals young reliever Erik Davis is ready to contribute to the club after missing all of 2014 due to Tommy John surgery.

The Braves added Jason Grilli, who'll likely take over for Jordan Walden as Craig Kimbrel's set-up man.

Around the Majors

Check out time lapse video of Nationals Park being transformed into a hockey rink.

Yoan Moncada is expected to begin private workouts within the next two weeks.

Ryan Lavarnway is on a tour of MLB, as the Orioles are his fourth different team this month.

Craig Calcaterra rips apart a bad argument from NY Daily News writer Bill Madden on why he didn't vote for Mike Piazza.

Want to become an MLBPA agent? Well, the process just got a little harder.

Yesterday At AA

It's time for the Amazin Avenue Audio Holiday Special, complete with Troy Tulowitzki, pro wrestling, bourbon, soccer, and Mountain Goats talk!

How hard is it to find a good lefty reliever? Not very hard.

Is there a case to be made for Wilmer Flores at shortstop?

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