Meet the Mets
The Mets finalized their roster yesterday by sending down Anthony Seratelli, Daisuke Matusuzaka, and Kyle Farnsworth. This means that Jenrry Mejia is the 5th starter, Andrew Brown and Omar Quintanilla make the bench, and Gonzalez Germen will be in the bullpen. The x-ray on Mejia's arm came back negative after he took a line drive off of it on Friday.
Great stuff from Joel Sherman, who says current research shows that returning from Tommy John early is probably a bad idea.
Marc Carig passed along some scouting reports of the Mets different positions going into the season.
Bobby Parnell says he's ready to go for the season despite his velocity still being a little on the short side.
Ralph Kiner's kids will be present at Citi Field tomorrow for Opening Day.
Ballpark revenues at Citi Field dipped for the 4th straight season.
Steve Serby interviewed Gary, Keith, and Ron as they look forward to the start of the season.
Mike Vaccaro wrote about the Mets latest black hole of futility and all of their other such black holes.
Around the Majors
Matt Harvey and Masahiro Tanaka have an interesting Cooperstown connection that they weren't previously aware of.
What has happened to baseball player's signatures, asks Tyler Kepner? They've gone from recognizable to squiggles.
Tim Lincecum got hit in the knee by a line drive. X-rays came back negative for the righthander.
Mike Trout celebrated his new $144.5 million contract by eating a gigantic steak with teammate Garrett Richards. Trout's contract will not have an impact on Bryce Harper's next deal, says Scott Boras, who then compared both players to cups of tea.
Josh Reddick and Sean Doolittle made the best of a crappy day in the O.Co Coliseum.
Yesterday At AA
Jeff Paternostro wrote about potential 2014 draft pick Brian Hunter.
MLB and the MLBPA announced changes to the joint drug agreement.
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