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Mets Morning News: Cespedes wins American League Gold Glove, Granderson a runner-up in National League

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

Marc Carig of Newsday discusses the issues the Mets face this offseason compared to last year's.

Kate Feldman of the Daily News looks back at the most disappointing signings the Mets have made in free agency.

Yoenis Cespedes won a Gold Glove for his play in left field with the Tigers.

The Mets have not yet given up on Jenrry Mejia, as the reliever might make for a second-half return.

Around Major League Baseball

The 2015 Gold Glove award winners were announced on MLB Network. Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson was nominated for a Glove Glove in right field, but Jason Heyward won the award.

The New York Times spoke to MLB front office personnel about the impact winning has on attracting free agents.

Now a free agent, reliever Vic Black spoke with SI about his struggles in the Mets organization in 2015.

The Diamondbacks will hire Matt Williams as their new third base coach.

The Cardinals announced that Lance Lynn had Tommy John surgery and willl miss the 2016 season.

Free agent reliever Darren O'Day is reportedly fielding multiple offers.

Yesterday at AA

Chris McShane profiled free agent reliever Joakim Soria.

Chris Walendin examined the Mets' minor leaguer players who are eligible for the Rule 5 draft.

With Mike Piazza's Hall of Fame induction seeming imminent, Jordan Rabinowitz listed the reasons the former backstop will have little trouble this time around.

Steven Jacobetz named 15 moments that made 2015 a special year for the Mets.

Mets assistant GM John Ricco spoke with media yesterday. Highlights included the team's plans to use Travis d'Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki next season, willingness to begin the season with Dilson Herrera in the starting lineup, and hesitancy to use Juan Lagares in a reserve role.

This Date in Mets History

On this day in 1998, the Mets made an ill-advised acquisition; bringing Bobby Bonilla back to Queens in exchange for reliever Mel Rojas. But happy birthday to former Mets Mike Bacsik, Damion Easley, Roberto Hernandez, and Dave Telgheder!