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The annual GM meetings are about to get underway and it appears the Mets will address the bullpen first over their other areas of concern.
Injuries can account for some of the Mets’ struggles last season, but there is an underlying problem that can also account for their lack of success.
The team needs to decide what direction it wants to go in this season, and not just cross its fingers and hope for health like it has the past two seasons.
Jacob deGrom believes—perhaps jokingly—that shorter hair could lead to increased velocity on his fastball.
Around the National League East
Chip Hale is excited to be joining the Nationals and serving as Dave Martinez’s bench coach.
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Japanese superstar Shohei Otani will be just one of the topics of conversation during this year’s GM meetings.
The meetings could help jumpstart the offseason before the Winter Meetings take place in December.
According to one poll, expectations and results impacted how fans felt about the 2017 season.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1958, a plan was hatched to create a third league that would replace the two baseball teams that left New York. The plan was eventually squashed, but as a compromise the American and National leagues would expand to include two new teams including a National League team in New York.