Meet the Mets
Gavin Cecchini was designated for assignment by the Mets to make room for Justin Wilson on the roster. The former first round pick will now likely have to try and make an impact in the majors with another franchise.
Justin Wilson is happy to be a Met, and also unhappy that a lot of teams don’t seem to want to spend money to win.
Anthony DiComo took a look at the Mets’ retooled infield.
Fangraphs is high on what the Mets have done to improve their bullpen in the offseason.
Around the National League East
The Washington Post ran simulations of every team’s season if they added Bryce Harper to their roster.
Around Major League Baseball
The Royals signed Whit Merrifield to a four-year deal worth $16.25 million even though he wouldn’t be eligible for arbitration until next season, and could have been kept under team control for several years after that.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia has retired from baseball.
MLB will stage special celebrations for Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday this season.
Baseball Tonight will not be returning to the regular schedule on ESPN this year.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Chris McShane took a look at the starters who remain unsigned and available for the Mets.
This Date in Mets History
Keith Hernandez will seemingly forever hold the record for game-winning RBIs after the statistic was discontinued on this date in 1989.