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Mets Morning News: There will be no Stephen Strasburg situation for Matt Harvey in 2015!

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

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Meet the Mets

How good is the Mets rotation? It looks like it could be pretty good.

The Mets are officially Sandy Alderson's team and he gets the blame or credit for what happens in 2015.

Michael Cuddyer never left Virginia despite being a baseball star.

Matt Harvey could throw 200 innings in 2015 between the regular season and playoffs, though the Mets didn't put a specific number on him.

Here are five prospects who could debut in 2015.

Around the NL East

Mike Minor defeated the Braves in his arbitration case.

A number of former Mets are non-roster invitees at Marlins camp including Pat Misch, Vinny Rottino, and Jordany Valdespin.

Check out Danny Espinosa's incredible Fu Manchu!

Cliff Lee brought a Magic 8 Ball to an interview. Is that what Ruben Amaro uses to make his moves?

Around the Majors

MLB announced new pace of play rules, some of which involve hitters keeping a foot in the box and managers calling for replays from the dugout. Are the rules good or bad?

Former big league catcher Gregg Zaun thinks young players should be physically abused like he was by Hall of Famer Cal Ripken.

Umpire Tim McClelland has retired after 32 years in the majors. McClelland was well known for his delayed strike calls and also for calling George Brett out in the "Pine Tar Game".

Here's an odd story: Indians righty Trevor Bauer built a drone over the offseason and MLB is restricting him from flying it over Indians spring training camp.

Yesterday At AA

Sandy Alderson spoke about a number of topics ranging from Matt Harvey to Bobby Parnell to 2015 expectations.

Michael Avallone previewed Jacob deGrom's 2015 season.

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