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Mets Morning News: Apparently, there's room in the budget for giant video boards but none for Yoan Moncada

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

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Meet the Mets

Yoan Moncada is a 19-year old shortstop who appears to have huge upside potential and is available just for cash, which is something the Mets don't have.

Will Matt Harvey be able to place among the fantasy aces in 2015? And what are the fantasy prospects for Bobby Parnell?

Who is MLB.com's #2 right handed starting pitching prospect? It's Noah Syndergaard!

In case you missed it, Fred Wilpon is MLB's new finance committee chairman. For Forbes, Maury Brown wrote about how the Mets are investing in a massive video display instead of baseball players.

The giant video display might not help drive up attendance but so far, the team is projecting an increase at Citi Field.

Around the NL East

What does the Braves' 25-man roster look like after the trade of Evan Gattis? Oh, well...

The Phillies are looking for a catching prospect to acquire. Whatever happened to that d'Arnaud guy the Phillies drafted in 2007?

Should the Marlins sign James Shields in response to the Nationals Max Scherzer signing?

Could the All-Star game be headed to DC in 2018?

Around the Majors

The Yankees are returning to WPIX for 20 games a year, joining the Mets on the station.

Speaking of the team in the Bronx, they're one of half a dozen teams interested in our old buddy Johan Santana.

Colby Rasmus signed a one year deal with the Astros yesterday.

Former Mets reliever Gonzalez Germen was dealt by the Yankees to the Rangers.

Kiley McDaniel looked at the limits of prospect lists, using his Mets list as an example.

Yesterday At AA

Why haven't the Mets retired Mike Piazza's #31 and when will they do it?

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