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Meet the Mets

Sources say the Mets plan to carry at least eight relievers next season, and may limit most starters to only two passes through the opposing team’s lineup.

Several Mets prospects are thriving in the Arizona Fall League.

Around the National League East

The Braves have rounded out their coaching staff with three new hires.

The Phillies will need a new Triple-A manager after Gabe Kapler added Dusty Wathan to his staff.

The stove remains scalding in Miami as teams look to try and make a deal for Giancarlo Stanton.

All is not well at the Nationals’ new spring training facility in Palm Beach, as subcontractors are alleging they’ve been stiffed for millions by the park’s general contractor.

Around Major League Baseball

The Shohei Otani sweepstakes have begun.

Byron Buxton continues to clean up defensive awards.

The Astros’ World Series trophy was damaged after it slid off a table at a charity fundraiser at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. Luckily, it being a museum, a conservation specialist who was at the event quickly made the expert repairs to the trophy.

Justin Upton was named Tiger of the Year for 2017 despite having been traded by Detroit in August.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

A new episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio was posted.

Matt Varvaro explored some outfield options for the 2018 Mets.

Ryan Almodovar delved into some free agent catching options for the Mets.

This Date in Mets History

Bobby Bonilla returned to the Mets on this date in 1998 leading to endless debates over his contract that continue to this day.