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

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Meet the Mets

Happy birthday, David Wright! The Mets' captain turned 33 years old on Sunday, and shared some of his career milestones to celebrate.

Noah Syndergaard wants New York to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes. Maybe the front office will listen if the right-hander hammers his point home.

Here's a list of the five teams most likely to land Cespedes this winter.

Meanwhile, the Star-Ledger examines the pros and cons of bringing back Tyler Clippard.

Around the National League East

Wei-Yin Chen has been mentioned as a possible free agent target for the Nationals. The Taiwanese lefty spent the past four seasons with Baltimore.

Around the majors

Recent comments by Jason Heyward regarding his former club could add some heat to the Cubs vs. Cardinals rivalry.

There are still plenty of players available for teams who have yet to complete their Christmas shopping on the free agent and trade markets.

Former top prospect and current middle infielder Jurickson Profar is commanding a lot of attention lately. It sounds like the Rangers don't want to move him yet, though.

This date in Mets history

In 2009, the legendary R.A. Dickey joined the Mets.