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Mets Morning News: Who’s on first?

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

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Meet the Mets

The Mets are apparently considering bringing in Adam Lind to play first base.

Kevin Kiernan argued in the Post that the Mets need to give Dominic Smith more of a chance unless they’re planning to sign a serious upgrade at first like Carlos Santana.

Matt Harvey has a new girlfriend according to Page Six.

Around the National League East

The Nationals plan to have Victor Robles start the season in Triple-A.

The Nats have also shown interest in trading for Jordan Zimmerman.

Mark Appel’s stock has fallen so far that he actually cleared waivers, allowing the Phillies to retain his rights.

The Braves are busy revamping their front office staff.

Giancarlo Stanton has given the Marlins a list of teams for which he’d waive his no-trade clause to be dealt to.

Around Major League Baseball

The Twins really want to sign Yu Darvish.

Brewers minor league player Javier Betancourt was shot in the arm in Venezuela.

The Orioles signed former Met Josh Edgin to a minor league deal.

Doug Fister has agreed to a deal with the Rangers.

The 2017 postseason shares set a new record.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Matt Varvaro was back with a new Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.

There was also a brand new episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio.

This Date in Mets History

The Mets made their first official trade on this date in 1961, getting Frank Thomas from the Milwaukee Braves.