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Mets Morning News: Jeremy Hefner interviews for Mets pitching coach job

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Meet the Mets

The Mets will interview former Met Jeremy Hefner tomorrow for the team’s pitching coach job, reports Marc Carig of The Athletic. Hefner has most recently been a member of the Twins coaching staff and is said to have a deep knowledge of analytics.

Todd Frazier has been tweeting up a storm about the wild turkeys in his home town of Toms River, New Jersey.

Buster Olney and Dave Schoenfield both named Zack Wheeler as the most desirable free agent pitcher after Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg.

Around the National League East

The Phillies are interviewing Nationals assistant hitting coach Joe Dillon for their hitting coach vacancy.

Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald seeks to answer the question of what the Marlins will do this offseason.

Around Major League Baseball

In his last piece for The Athletic, Sung Min Kim wrote about how Josh Lindblom’s career has flourished in South Korea.

The Dodgers will be very active this offseason, according to former GM Jim Bowden.

David Schoenfield of ESPN wrote about the impact the shift had on the outcome of the 2019 World Series.

We also have a retrospective of the entire 2019 postseason from The Hardball Times.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Maggie Wiggin took a look back at Dominic Smith’s magical 2019 season.

This Date in Mets History

Happy birthday, Omar Minaya!