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Jeurys Familia is reportedly on his way back to the team. He has reportedly agreed to a $30 million contract that will keep him in Queens for the next three years.
Realmuto comes with a high price tag but he is worth it.
The Mets are certainly going for it, but so are the other teams in the NL East and there are still top-tier free agents on the market to be had.
Brodie Van Wagenen requested that Jeff Wilpon join him at the Winter Meetings, but is that move more of a help or a hindrance (paywall alert)?
Despite not making a back splash during the Winter Meetings the front office is content to wait for their opportunity.
The Mets are wary of some of the free agent relievers on the market, but none of those concerns apply to their new closer Edwin Diaz.
Grant Brisbee examines why the Mets could possibly be contemplating trading Noah Syndergaard.
With all of the trade rumors surrounding him, Syndergaard took to Twitter to share his feelings on the matter.
Todd Zeile will be replacing Nelson Figueroa on SNY for the pre and post game shows.
Around the National League East
With the rumors circling, The Good Phight hopes several players will be traded out of the NL East.
Around Major League Baseball
After a quiet couple of days a flurry of moves were made. J.A. Happ will be returning to the Yankees, Lance Lynn reportedly signed with the Rangers, Charlie Morton is most likely headed to Tampa, Justin Bour will become a Los Angeles Angel after a physical is completed, and the Tigers have reportedly signed Jordy Mercer to a one-year deal.
Reliever Joe Kelly has reportedly signed a three-year deal with the Dodgers.
In a bit of a surprise move, the Blue Jays released Troy Tulowitzki while still owed $38 million on his contract.
Agent Scott Boras held a meeting with the press and said his premier client could sign with a team at any time.
Tony La Russa got very upset when discussing those who do not think that Harold Baines belongs in Cooperstown.
The Rule 5 Draft will be held at the conclusion of the Winter Meetings and there are some interesting names that are eligible to be drafted.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1998, the Mets signed future Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson.