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

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Meet the Mets

Matt Harvey is on track to throw for the first time since his surgery by the end of the month.

Marc Carig reports that the Mets watched reliever Joel Hanrahan throw a "light bullpen" yesterday. It sounds like he'll have a larger showcase for teams next month. Unfortunately, the relief options seem to be disappearing for the Mets.

In the Post, Tim McCarver wrote about his time with Ralph Kiner. Jayson Stark wrote about Kiner's ability to laugh at himself. Here at AA, Matthew Callan also wrote about Ralph. James Kannengieser looked back at some of Ralph's most recent appearances on SNY.

Chris Crawford of ESPN put out his top 14 Mets prospect list. Aggressive ranking for Dominic Smith, for sure.

Anthony DiComo tried to predict the Mets Opening Day roster yesterday.

At CBS Sports, Matt Snyder put together the all-time single season Mets team. Truly some great seasons on there.

Around the Majors

Alex Rodriguez withdrew his lawsuit and accepted his 162 game suspension.

Bronson Arroyo signed a two year deal with the Diamondbacks. Does it actually make them any better?

Frankie Rodriguez agreed to a one-year deal with the Brewers yesterday.

Matt Garrioch has a listing of the top 300 prospects for June's MLB draft.

Bryan Grosnick looked at a few potential black hole positions that teams may have in 2014.

Yesterday At AA

Is Ralph Kiner the greatest home run hitter?

Brian A. Wright reflects back on Doc Gooden's domination of the Cubs as a teenager.

Chris McShane previewed Daniel Murphy's 2014 season.

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