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Mets Morning News: Terry Collins sets World Series expectations, Doc Gooden talks Mets dynasty

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

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Meet the Mets

Terry Collins' expectations for the Mets are World Series or bust. That's right, sky high baby!

Dwight Gooden doesn't just think the Mets are good –– he thinks they could be a dynasty.

Neil Walker and the Mets avoided arbitration yesterday, while the Mets placed Carlos Torres on waivers.

Bad news for Brandon Nimmo, who suffered a partially torn tendon in his left foot.

Matt Harvey had a lot of stuff to say on Andy Cohen's late night show on Thursday.

So how could the Mets afford to sign Yoenis Cespedes? Fangraphs took a look at some of the specifics.

Where does their payroll rank nowadays?

Around the NL East

Phillies assistant GM Scott Proefrock talked a lot about Phillies baseball.

When will Nationals shortstop of the future Trea Turner become the shortstop of the present?

Could Cliff Lee or Tim Lincecum wind up pitching in Miami? They're risky propositions for the Marlins.

Five Braves prospects made MLB Pipeline's Top 100 list. They've got quite the system right now.

Around the Majors

Howie Kendrick is back with the Dodgers at two years and $20 million. Let's not forget that the qualifying offer is bad and it should feel bad.

Kendrick and the Dodgers will be playing on Vin Scully Avenue starting this spring!

What are the Rockies doing? Maybe they know something about Jake McGee.

Where does the Mets' 3-4-5 lineup combination rank among MLB teams?

This Date In Mets History

Happy birthday to Davey Johnson, who turns 73 today!

Yesterday At AA

We looked at what makes a good Mets free agent signing!

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