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Jenrry Mejia is headed to the disabled list but there was positive news, as he's only suffering from elbow inflammation and does not have a tear. Erik Goeddel will get the promotion, while Jeurys Familia is likely to get the first crack at replacing Mejia in the closer's role. Should Jerry Blevins pitch to lefties in the 9th inning? It probably makes some sense.
Lucas Duda and the Mets couldn't agree to a contract extension but the two sides appear open to dialogue in the future.
The Mets' Double-A team will be with the Binghamton franchise for the foreseeable future, as they extended their affiliation through 2020.
Around the NL East
At Fish Stripes, here's an overreaction to Opening Day.
Federal Baseball reacted to the Nationals' 25 man roster and to Michael Taylor hitting in the leadoff spot.
The Good Phight ranked a bunch of the Grapefruit League stadiums.
Around the Majors
Matt Cain is headed back to the DL with some elbow trouble.
R.A. Dickey is slowing down his knuckleball in order to get better control of the pitch. He's really slowing down the rotation of the Earth, though.
MLB spring training attendance this year surpassed 4 million, a record!
Bryan Stow, the Giants fan who was nearly beaten to death at Dodger Stadium on Opening Day 2011, has received no insurance money thus far and is only going to wind up getting $6 million of his $14 million settlement due to the insurance system.
DRaysBay put together a list of MLB teams as Game of Thrones characters.
Yesterday At AA
Where did the players on the Mets' Opening Day roster come from?
Bartolo Colon beat the Nationals with lots and lots of fastballs.
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