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Mets Morning News: Amidst lack of big splashes, Mets ripple waters

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Meet the Mets

The Mets officially signed Anthony Swarzak to his two-year contract.

The Mets also signed former Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton to a minor-league deal that includes an invite to spring training.

Juan Lagares is working on altering his swing to impress the Mets.

Around the National League East

The Braves have announced their new minor league coaching staffs for 2018.

The Phillies signed Carlos Santana to a three-year contract worth $60 million.

Around Major League Baseball

Zack Cozart and his donkey are headed to the Angels.

Pete Rose’s defamation lawsuit against John Dowd has been dismissed with prejudice after the two parties came to a mutual agreement outside court.

The Rangers acquired Matt Moore from the Giants.

Dustin Fowler is suing the White Sox over an injury he received at Guaranteed Rate Field. Fowler claims his knee was injured when it collided with an unpadded electrical box. Fowler underwent emergency surgery following the collision.

Each MLB owner is likely to receive in excess of $50 million from the sale of BAMTech.

This Date in Mets History

The Mets traded for Tom Seaver and produced a Shea homecoming on this date in 1982.