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Mets Morning News: David Wright hit a very long home run, Sandy Alderson's book has an excerpt, and Zack Wheeler says he is okay

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Your Sunday morning dose of Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

David Wright is feeling good after hitting a baseball a very long way in a spring training game yesterday afternoon at Tradition Field.

When it comes to spring training, Faith and Fear says, you root for nothing and you'll like it.

Zack Wheeler says he would not have missed a regular season start for what he's feeling in his elbow. In light of how his arm and the arms of Vic Black and Josh Edgin have felt over the past few days, Ken Davidoff writes that the Mets' plan to hold on to all of the team's pitchers could be tested soon.

Speaking of Vic Black, the MIR on his right shoulder came back clean.

And speaking of Edgin, the Mets might be able to pick up a left-handed relief pitcher from outside the organization as other teams face roster squeezes before Opening Day. Adam Rubin pegs Cardinals lefty Sam Freeman, who has a 2.50 ERA in 50.1 major league innings over the last two years, and Nationals lefty Xavier Cedeño, who has thrown just 19.1 major league innings with a 5.59 ERA over the past two years, as players potentially available at the end of spring training.

The new book about Sandy Alderson's career features some behind-the-scenes looks at the general manager in his time with the Mets.

Around the NL East

The Marlins reportedly made an offer to Cuban player Hector Olivera.

Fredi Gonzalez had a motivational speaker smash a brick on top of him. Okay, then.

The Good Phight would like to know why the Phillies can't just do what Chip Kelly did with the Eagles. And they also previewed Ryan Howard's season, which sounds like a good reason to want the team to go the Chip Kelly route.

Around MLB

DRaysBay did a Q&A with Rays general manager Matt Silverman.

Mariners shortstop Chris Taylor will miss four-to-six weeks after breaking a bone in his wrist. Congratulations, Brad Miller, on the Opening Day job at shortstop!

This date in Mets history

Today has been a pretty quiet day in the history of the organization.