Meet the Mets
The Mets continue to talk to teams about trading Matt Harvey, but Harvey’s market value just ain’t what it used to be.
The Mets have shown interest in Rays reliever Alex Colome.
Jay Bruce’s suitors include the Mets, the Rockies, the Mariners, and the Blue Jays.
Around the National League East
The Marlins lost a member of their analytics staff to the Braves.
Miami fans and press have not been very happy with Derek Jeter in the wake of the Stanton trade. It probably didn’t help when Jeter was spotted attending the Dolphins/Patriots game while absent from the winter meetings.
The Phillies re-signed reliever Pat Neshek.
Around Major League Baseball
Scott Boras has been sending team owners a 75-page binder extolling the virtues of signing Jake Arrieta.
The Rangers have signed reliever Chris Martin, who most recently pitched in Japan.
Veteran umpire Dale Scott has retired after sustaining two concussions in a span of nine months.
The Padres are interested in Zack Cozart. No word on whether they’re interested in his donkey.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Matt Varvaro was back with another Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.
This Date in Mets History
The four Kevins trade took place on this date in 1986, with Kevin Mitchell, Kevin Armstrong, Kevin Brown, and Kevin McReynolds all moving in the same deal.