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Mets Morning News: Getting to know Jed

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

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Meet the Mets

If you were looking for some interesting facts about Jed Lowrie’s personality, this article’s got them.

The Mets invited a whole slew of players up to spring training.

Around the National League East

Fans will apparently have the chance to golf inside Marlins Park. No, that’s not a joke.

A man in Texas plead guilty to impersonating a Phillies player, among other things, in order to score free stuff as part of a long-running fraud scheme.

Around Major League Baseball

The Yankees apparently have an interest in trading for Nolan Arenado.

Kris Bryant and Evan Longoria are not happy about Bryce Harper and Manny Machado still being unsigned.

Kevin Kernan thinks the Yankees haven’t done enough to catch the Red Sox.

Ricky Romero announced his retirement from baseball.

Zack Moser at Baseball Prospectus says MLB’s treatment of Addison Russell show’s baseball’s continued failure to adequately address domestic violence issues.

Andy McCullough wishes people would get less angry about the Hall of Fame.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Steve Sypa continued to count down the Top 25 Mets prospects for 2019.

This Date in Mets History

Yogi Berra was elected to the Hall of Fame on this date in 1972.