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Mets Morning News: Tebow invited to big league camp, Bradford claimed by Mariners

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Meet the Mets

The Mets invited nine players to spring training, including everyone’s favorite, Tim Tebow.

Chasen Bradford, who had been deisgnated for assignment, was quickly claimed by the Seattle Mariners.

Anthony DiComo caught up with David Wright, who is uncertain about his future but not giving up on making a comeback yet.

Around the National League East

Braves minor league pitcher Gabriel Noguera was suspended fifty games for drug use.

The Nationals shook up their minor league coaching staff.

Roy Halladay had traces of morphine, amphetamines, and zolpidem in his system when he was involved in his fatal plane crash.

Around Major League Baseball

Johan Santana has made one hall of fame. The Twins announced that they’ll be inducting him into theirs this season.

Randal Grichuk got his wish and was traded to the Blue Jays.

Bruce Bochy is apparently feeling healthy and ready to manage the Giants in 2018.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Steve Sypa announced the runner up and top dog of the Top 25 Mets Prospects of 2018.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1984, the Mets left Tom Seaver unprotected in the free agent compensation draft, and he was snatched up by the White Sox.