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Meet the Mets

The Mets traded pitcher Gabriel Ynoa to the Orioles for some cold, hard cash.

The AARGH—that’s the Amazin’ Avenue Regional Gathering Here—takes place today.

SNY released the 2017 spring training broadcast schedule.

Baseball America released their Top 100 prospects list, and three Mets made it. released a video of some of Bartolo Colon’s highlight moments as a Met. Even though it’s hyping his move to Atlanta, it’s worth a look.

Around the NL East

The reported buyer of the Florida Marlins is Joshua Kushner, brother of Jared Kusher, who is married to Ivanka Trump.

In what’s sure to get ugly, the families of the men killed in the boating crash that also took the life of Jose Fernandez have filed suit against his estate.

Around MLB

Chase Utley is reportedly returning to the Dodgers on a one-year deal.

Detroit Tigers owner Mike Illitch has died at the age of 87.

Prince Fielder is finding happiness outside baseball.

The Cubs have the most projected wins in the first sportsbook posted for 2017. The Mets are sixth.

The Pirates’ spring training field now has one of the dumbest names in sports.

A judge approved a $16 million settlement agreement, ending Curt Schilling’s long video game company nightmare.

Yesterday at AA

There was a new episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio.

Timothy Finnegan took a look back at Josh Smoker’s 2016 season.

Don’t miss AARGH — the Amazin’ Avenue Regional Gathering Here — tonight!

This Date in Mets History

Back in 1987 Ray Knight took his talents to Baltimore after having been the MVP of the ‘86 World Series. In ‘86 he also punched Eric Davis in the face, leading to one of the better Mets brawls of all time.