On the first day of the winter meetings, word was that the Mets are "aggressively shopping" Dillon Gee, according to a number of insiders.
Sandy Alderson seems to be making it clear that the Mets aren't going to be big spenders this year.
The Mets don't appear to be interested in trading Bartolo Colon.
The Mets are reportedly interested in Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang.
Anthony DiComo says that trading Gee gives the Mets flexibility.
Terry Collins made it clear that Bobby Parnell would be the closer when he returns from his rehab.
Collins also failed to commit to Wilmer Flores at shortstop, saying that there will be a competition.
Terry also said that he understands its time for him to win games, or he'll be gone.
Mike Puma says that there's still a chance that Ruben Tejada can be the Mets starting shortstop.
The Mets are willing to move Noah Syndergaard, if it means getting a top hitting prospect in return.
Jimmy Rollins may have been a Met, but he activated his no-trade clause.
The Mets will consider giving Matt Harvey some time on the disabled list during the middle of the season, in order to keep him well rested.
Gil Hodges was once again denied enshrinement in the Hall of Fame, as he only received three votes from the Golden Era Committee.
Around the NL East
The Mets weren't the only team talking with the Rangers, as the Braves were discussing Justin Upton with them.
Pat Gillick stood up for his protege Ruben Amaro, Jr., by saying that he likes the job he's done.
Around the Majors
Lester will have made a decision by the end of the week, Buster Olney reports.
Billy Beane admitted that the A's are in a small rebuild.
Madison Bumgarner was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year.
Yesterday at AA
Steve Sypa profiled new Braves addition Dian Toscano.
Nick Walsh thinks that Brandon Nimmo is fairly close to being MLB-ready.
Bryan Brandom looks at Starlin Castro's trade value.
Jeff Litt looked at some teams who may be interested in Jon Niese.
Steve Schreiber began a new series on Mets uniform numbers, beginning with Mookie Wilson.