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Mets Morning News: Good game, Gsellman

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

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Meet the Mets

Manager Terry Collins had a lot of nice things to say about Robert Gsellman after the pitcher’s fourth start of the spring.

Asdrubal Cabrera doesn’t seem too beat up about his ejection from the same game.

Yoenis Cespedes explains why the bat flip is so controversial.

Speaking of La Potencia, the Mets rank first in Fangraphs’ left field power rankings by a wide margin.

Deep-fried New York cheesecake, Daruma sashimi, and South Bay lobster tacos are just three of the many new foods being offered at Citi Field this year.

Around the NL East

Not that we didn’t already know it’d happen, but Braves fans are falling in love with Bartolo Colon.

Fish Stripes took an in-depth look at Braxton Garrett, whom the Marlins selected with the seventh overall pick in the 2016 draft.

The Phillies hope Michael Saunders and his power can be a stabilizing force in their offense.

The Nationals still don’t know who their closer is.

Around the Majors

Jon Heyman compiled 30 potential breakout stars for the 2017 season.

Watch Jake Arrieta bash a 465-foot dinger.

The White Sox signed 23-year-old shortstop Tim Anderson to a very unusual contract.

Yesterday at AA

Gsellman has all but locked up the fifth spot in the team’s rotation.

Who will be the Mets’ best hitter in the upcoming season?

This Date in Mets History

In 1967, the Mets landed Sandy Alomar in a trade before he embarked on one of the worst short tenures in team history.