Meet the Mets
With Jerry Blevins likely on his way out, lefty Boone Logan has been named as a potential replacement in the bullpen.
It’s still not clear where Yoenis Cespedes is headed, but Mets fans can reportedly breathe easy, knowing that the worst case scenario has been avoided.
The Mets and Cubs have built their teams in polar opposite ways, but they apparently both have the Padres to thank.
Around the NL East
R.A. Dickey and Bartolo Colon are the Braves’ headline signings, but don’t sleep on them getting Jordan Walden on a minor league deal.
The Dickey move is of particular concern for the Marlins, who have historically had a nightmarish time trying to hit the knuckleballer.
It’s not quite the official honor, but Nationals skipper Dusty Baker was given another Manager of the Year award.
Around the Majors
Danny Valenica is on his way to Seattle after the Mariners reached a deal with their division rivals.
Derek Holland may just believe in Searage Magic. He’s reportedly interested in signing with the Pirates.
Those crazy Diamondbacks uniforms from last year appear to have struck out, and the team is planning to roll back many of their quirks.
Trevor Bauer: Indians starter, pinky antagonist, math tutor.
This Date in Mets History
58 years ago today, a plan was hatched that would eventually lead to the creation of our beloved Mets. It came amidst plans to start a third professional baseball league, including a new team in New York City. To thwart the would-be Continental League, both the AL and NL announced they would expand, and the Mets were born.