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Mets Morning News: Into the unknown

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

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Meet the Mets

What does the future hold now that Jacob deGrom’s former agent is his new GM? No one really knows.

The Mets need to reach a settlement with David Wright about the remainder of his contract, and for a number of reasons, they need to do it fast.

Several of Brodie Van Wagenen’s former clients spoke glowingly about him to Matt Ehalt.

The Mets announced their 2019 promotional schedule.

2080 Baseball has some good footage of Andres Gimenez and Desmond Lindsay playing in the Arizona Fall League.

Around the National League East

Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Braves was named Rookie of the Year alongside Shohei Ohtani.

Gabe Kapler’s family lost their home in the Woolsey Fire in Southern California.

The Marlins have been teasing their new uniform colors and logo before the big reveal on Thursday, and Fish Stripes is happy with what they’ve seen.

Around Major League Baseball

Joe Mauer officially retired in an emotional press conference on Monday.

Lorena Martin was fired from her position as the Director of High Performance by the Seattle Mariners, and leveled some explosive allegations against team executives, including claiming that they made racist remarks against Dominican players. The Mariners have strongly denied the accusations.

Trey Hillman became the first American-born manager to win the Korean equivalent of the World Series in the KBO League.

Fangraphs delivered its post-2018 season Farm System Rankings. The Mets have improved a bit, moving closer to the middle of the pack.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

The 300th episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio, recorded live at Mikkeller Brewing, is out!

Steve Sypa had your week five recap from the Arizona Fall League.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1958, NYC Mayor Robert Wagner announced that the city planned to create a new baseball league called the Continental League. The league never came to fruition because the National and American Leagues agreed to place new franchises in the cities targeted by the Continental League. One of those franchises became the Mets.