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Mets Morning News: I haven't heard this much Drew talk since E.T.

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

We can't quit you.
We can't quit you.
Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

Meet the Mets

Stephen Drew is living out Waiting for Godot, except Samuel Beckett couldn't negotiate quite like this. However, it appears the conversation has run dry, and the Mets are torn. Or has it? Ben Cherington says it is most likely a deal won't be made before the Red Sox report later this week.

If everything actually goes well for the Mets this year, what could they do?

The Pirates are still interested in Ike Davis.

Around the Majors

Perhaps the most interesting tidbit from Nick Cafardo's Sunday column was that a "prominent AL player" told him that the players applied "a lot of pressure" on Alex Rodriguez to drop his lawsuit against the MLBPA.

Is Randall Delgado bullpen bound in Arizona?

Johnny Damon is open to managing. No word as to whether he will ask that his manager wins be added to his hit total until he hits 3,000.

Number 17 has been worn for the last time in Colorado.

The Pirates and Kendrys Morales have "mutual interest", but the surrendering of a first-round pick has prevented them from being engaged.

Yesterday At AA

Jeffrey Bellone's Stat of the Day revolves around leadoff batter ineptitude.

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