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It's real and it's spectacular! Yoenis Cespedes has re-signed with the Mets for a reported 3 years and $75 million! Mets fans on Twitter were understandably freaking out (in a positive way) about the deal. There are plenty of stats you should know about Cespedes and his time with the Mets. Mike Vaccaro writes that with this move, the Mets are no longer a laughingstock. Jay Jaffe says the price is favorable for the Mets. The signing will be a big bet against fielding, writes Dave Cameron.
It wasn't all good news for Mets players, as Carlos Torres was given his walking papers to make room for Antonio Bastardo on the 40-man roster. Torres had a few solid seasons as a rubber armed workhorse for the Mets.
This will get overshadowed by the Cespedes news but the Mets added infielder Niuman Romero on a minor league deal, likely as Binghamton/Las Vegas depth. Also, Danny Muno gets an invite to big league camp.
Get to know Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud!
Around the NL East
Welp, sorry Nationals!
Marcell Ozuna isn't getting traded now but will apparently have a short leash.
Around the Majors
Where do baseball stars get their awesome cars?
When will baseball run out of salary increases?
Daniel Norris is cancer free and ready for a great 2016.
This Date In Mets History
Ralph Kiner was elected to the Hall of Fame on this date in 1973!
Yesterday At AA
Time for a special Yoenis Cespedes edition of the podcast!
Our prospect list continued with CF Brandon Nimmo, who gets pushed a spot down the depth chart now.
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