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Mets Morning News: Dodgers sign Scott Kazmir, Braves sign Alex Torres

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

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Meet the Mets

Anthony DiComo of reflected on the Mets' 2015 postseason run in the "15 for '15" series.

Yoenis Cespedes doesn't appear likely to sign with Baltimore. reported the Orioles aren't "remotely close" to a deal with the Roc Nation client.

Alternatively, Doug Mittler of speculated that the Nationals could make a play for Cespedes.

Bartolo Colon made Big League Stew's list of Five Funniest Plays from the 2015 season.

The Binghamton Mets would have owed the state $500,000 to relocate.

Around the Majors

The Dodgers signed Scott Kazmir to a three-year contract worth $48 million. Paul Casella of Sports on Earth explained how Kazmir's signing affects the team's rotation.

Former Met Alex Torres signed a minor league deal with the Braves.

Greg Kirkland of Pinstripe Alley discussed the implications of the Yankees acquiring Aroldis Chapman amidst domestic violence allegations.

After a busy offseason, Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart addressed his team's standing heading into next season.

Yesterday at AA

Matt Varvaro examined John Franco's case for the Hall of Fame.

We reviewed the 2015 seasons of Alex Torres and Juan Lagares.

This Date in Mets History

Happy 54th birthday to Rick Aguilera!