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Mets Morning News: The calm before the storm

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

Washington Nationals v New York Mets Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

The Mets swiped Zach Weber from the Milwaukee Brewers to be their new Manager of Media Relations.

A slew of coaching moves were announced as Chili Davis takes over as hitting coach, Chuck Hernandez as the bullpen coach, and Luis Rojas mans the new quality control coach position.

The Mets have been rumored to have interest in free agent reliever David Robertson.

Anthony DiComo gives us a preview of what might be in store for the Mets at the Winter Meetings.

Tim Healey prepares us for a busy week as it is said that Brodie Van Wagenen “has got his fingers in everything right now.”

Around the National League East

The Braves look to have a busy Winter Meetings as Dallas Keuchel heads their shopping list.

Meanwhile, the Phillies still see themselves as contenders in the Manny Machado sweepstakes.

The Marlins don’t seem to be in a huge rush to trade JT Realmuto, but they haven’t completely closed the door.

Around Major League Baseball

The National Baseball Hall of Fame welcomed two new members as Lee Smith and Harold Baines were elected by the Today’s Game Veterans Committee.

ESPN Sunday Night Baseball broadcasts will be moved up an hour, with games slated to begin just after 7:00 p.m. EDT.

One trade unlikely to happen this week is a deal for the CubsKyle Schwarber as he has been declared unavailable.

The Dodgers filled their Assistant General Manager vacancy with the hiring of former Mariners executive Jeff Kingston who held the same position in Seattle.

This Date in Mets History

One of the busier days in Mets history, on December 10th the team has traded away a Hall of Famer, traded for a Hall of Famer, and signed the single-season leader in saves.