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Mets Morning News: Catch the Mets if you can

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

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Meet the Mets

Yasmani Grandal is the latest catcher to be linked to the Mets by trade rumors.

Todd Frazier intends to mentor Peter Alonso at spring training this season.

Jeurys Familia passed his physical and his deal with the Mets became official.

Tim Tebow still believes in miracles, because he’s still gunning to be a major league player. Will having his former agent as his new GM help?

Brodie Van Wagenen has been aggressive, but do the Mets have the payroll to back him up?

Around the National League East

The Marlins will likely look to acquire a veteran catcher if they deal J.T. Realmuto.

The Phillies might be looking to acquire Mike Minor for their bullpen.

The Nationals are looking to lock up Anthony Rendon to a long-term deal.

Around Major League Baseball

The Indians dealt Yonder Alonso to the White Sox according to reports.

Brandon Hyde has been named the new manager of the Baltimore Orioles.

The Yankees picked up former Red Sox prospect Tyler Hill from the Tigers after the Tigers claimed him in the Rule 5 draft.

Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman will spend six weeks recovering from shoulder surgery.

Ian Kinsler agreed to a two-year deal with the San Diego Padres.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Allison McCague took a look back at Sandy Alderson’s winter meetings to contrast his style with that of Brodie Van Wagenen.

There was a new episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio posted.

This Date in Mets History

Pedro Martinez signed with the Mets on this date back in 2004.