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Mets Morning News: Mets coaching staff officially announced, Michael Conforto progressing nicely

Your Thursday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

The Mets’ 2018 coaching staff was officially named and they bring a wide variety of knowledge to the team.

Michael Conforto received some good news regarding the outfielder’s shoulder injury.

Agent Scott Boras took another shot at the Mets’ frugal spending.

General manager Sandy Alderson is intrigued by Shohei Otani but is also realistic about their chances of landing him.

Teams are certainly interested in acquiring the Mets’ starters, but the GM is hesitant to part with any of them.

David Wright was inducted into the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame and is still eyeing a return to baseball next season.

Carlos Beltran is likely headed toward Cooperstown sometime in the future, but what cap should he be wearing when it finally does happen?

The Syracuse Chiefs shareholders will vote Friday to approve the sale of the team to the Mets.

Around the National League East

The penalties for the improprieties committed by the Braves’ front office are expected to be harsh and could result in the loss of prospects.

As Giancarlo Stanton awaits his fate he is still waiting to hear from new Marlins’ owner Derek Jeter about what he is planning to do. Scott Boras also saved some of his ire for the Marlins.

Max Scherzer won the third Cy Young of his career.

Around Major League Baseball

Indians’ ace Corey Kluber was named the AL Cy Young award winner.

Teams might be eagerly waiting to sign Shoehei Otani but there is another hurdle that has to be cleared before that can happen.

The Mariners acquired infielder Ryon Healy from the Athletics.

The Rays have shown some interest in signing Jose Bautista.

MLB could implement pitch clocks next season in an effort to speed up the game.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Aaron Yorke took a look at the free agent options that are available at second base.

Chris McShane unveiled a new T-shirt design that will help a good cause and honor a great Met.

Steve Schreiber covered Conforto’s positive progress.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1961, the young franchise unveiled the iconic logo that is familiar to all Mets fans even to this day.