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Mets Morning News: Merry Chris-Mets!

Your Sunday morning dose of Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

You’re probably in the holiday spirit right about now, so checking out Mets Merized’s annual Chris-Mets carols seems like a good idea.

Jim Breuer wrote for the New York Post about his experience at Mets Fantasy Camp.

Former Met Bobby Parnell has signed with the Royals on a minor league deal.

Sticking with the bullpen, the Daily News says the Mets might have their eyes on a reclamation project of their own.

Around the NL East

The Braves reportedly have veteran catcher Matt Wieters in their sights.

Fish Stripes is continuing its top 100 Marlins list, and a familiar face came in at number 66.

Nationals starter Joe Ross has been tinkering with his mechanics, hoping it will make him more durable.

Around the Majors

The latest trade rumor has Andrew McCutchen on the move again, this time north of the border.

Mel Stottlemyre’s son says the former Yankees pitcher and pitching coach is fighting for his life.

Veteran slugger Michael Morse has reportedly signed a minor league deal with the Giants.

Speaking of San Francisco, any Hunter Pence admirers know he was bound to have something delightfully kooky planned for the holidays. Game of Thrones fans should get an extra kick out of this.

This Date in Mets History

You have to reach deep into the vault to find Mets history on Christmas, but it is also the birthday of Al Jackson, an original Mets draftee and one of their better pitchers in the franchise’s early years.