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Mets Morning News: The rumor winds of winter

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Meet the Mets

The Mets are still on the hunt for bullpen help and they do have options even if they don’t go after the top tier free agents.

The team is also interested in trading for lefty Mike Minor, but the Mets are listed as one of the teams on his no-trade list.

Steven Matz is pleased with how last season went and he thinks he will only get better going forward (paywall alert).

Around the National League East

Marlins’ reliever Drew Rucinski will be playing in Korea next season.

Manny Machado concluded his team visits when he met with the Phillies for four hours.

The Nationals reportedly signed Anibal Sanchez to a two-year deal worth $19 million.

Around Major League Baseball

Daniel Murphy will reportedly remain out of the NL East as he is likely on his way to Colorado for two years.

Another two relievers are rumored to be off the board. Reliever Andrew Miller is reportedly close to signing a deal with the Cardinals and Joakim Soria reportedly has a deal with Oakland.

According to reports Trevor Cahill signed a one-year deal with the Angels worth $9 million.

With the Padres officially signing Ian Kinsler, they designated for assignment pitcher Clayton Richard.

Trailblazer and former Little League World Series star Mo’ne Davis is headed off to college to play softball.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Brian Salvatore, Allison McCague, and Rob Wolff discussed the Wilson Ramos signing on the latest episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 2009, the Mets signed R.A. Dickey to a three-year deal.