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Mets Morning News: It's not just us, even Mets players want Tulo!

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

Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports

Meet the Mets

Michael Cuddyer suggested that Troy Tulowitzki would be a great fit for the Mets, but qualified that by saying he doesn't think his buddy is going anywhere.

Zack Wheeler said that the Mets are on the precipice of what his former organization is achieving right now.

Kristie Ackert writes that it's the Mets apparel and not their play - so far anyways - that's doing the talking.

Mike Puma says that prospect Matt Reynolds has a Cardinal-esque feel about him, for better or worse.

Bill Madden is reminded of a former Mets captain in the leadership of Michael Cuddyer.

Tim Rohan discusses a Mets training tradition that injured players receive.

The Mets may be looking to have Juan Lagares lead off, switching with Curtis Granderson.

Ken Davidoff says that the Mets should let their "celebrity coach" loose.

The Wall Street Journal made a guide for those traveling to spring training this year, specifically in Port St. Lucie.

Sean Gilmartin is hoping that his improved changeup will land him a roster spot.

Ed Coleman says that Mets fans should be excited to have Michael Cuddyer.

ESPN ranked teams based on their propensity to use analytics, and you should be pleased where the Mets ranked.

Citi Field will be hosting a "Legends of Wrestling" event, featuring former WWE stars. Steve Sypa and Jeff Paternostro will be inviting people to the luxury box they booked for the event.

On this date in Mets history: It's Eddie Murray's birthday!

Around the NL East

Chase Utley said today that he would entertain a trade, but would prefer to stay in Philly.

Melvin Upton, the artist formerly known as B.J. Upton, said that his name change has "nothing to do" with a new chapter in his life.

Jason Heyward admitted he was not pleased with how the Braves handled his place in the batting order.

The Braves will go to Julio Teheran on Opening Day.

Matt Williams cautioned that fans should be optimistic, but shouldn't be calling the Nationals rotation "historic" just yet.

Matt Williams also said that he wants to "free the mind" of Ian Desmond.

Fish Stripes previewed the NL East.

Around the Majors

If you didn't hear, Yoan Moncada signed with the Red Sox on Monday. His deal was reported at $31.5 million, which also required a 100% tax on top of it.

Jeff Sullivan of Fangraphs tried to project what happens to players like Moncada. Dave Cameron also weighed in, saying the price is right.

Grantland presented a guide to American League spring training.

Our buddy Eno Sarris says that fantasy baseball is a lot more real that it appears.

Jayson Stark thinks that Russell Martin is the key to the Jays ending their playoff drought.

The Yankees were not terribly pleased when Alex Rodriguez appeared at camp earlier than expected, on Monday.

Madison Bumgarner appeared at camp sporting the trendiest look of the year.

Yesterday at AA

Steve Schreiber previewed Travis d'Arnaud's 2015 season.

Steve Sypa wrote about Vladimir Gutierrez, a Cuban prospect whose stock is rising.

Michael McCarty previewed Eric Campbell's season.

Nathan Gismot says that regardless if the Mets are champs or bums, baseball is supposed to be fun.

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