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Mets Morning News: Colon for Christmas?

Your Sunday morning dose of Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

Could Bartolo Colon find his way back on the Mets? At least one of the two parties reportedly has interest in a minor league contract.

Young first baseman Dominic Smith opened up about why the holidays are important to him.

Around the National League East

Derek Jeter is taking a lot of heat for how the Marlins have handled this offseason. But he’s taking all that heat in stride.

Talking Chop is pondering what the Braves should do next.

Nationals pitcher A.J. Cole is jockeying to be in the starting rotation next season.

Around Major League Baseball

The unofficial holiday traditions actually began yesterday, with the Seinfeld-inspired celebration of Festivus. Baseball aired its grievances too.

Free agent pitcher Yu Darvish is reportedly meeting with the Twins.

The Yankees signed some highly-touted international prospects.

Next year’s Winter Meetings will be at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Is Eric Hosmer worth stuffing into a Christmas stocking? David Capobianco asks that very question.

This Date in Mets History

Almost nothing Mets-related has ever happened on Christmas Eve. So let’s celebrate two former Mets’s birthday who you’ve probably never heard of.