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Mets Morning News: Cold Weather Blues

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

New York Mets Vs Cincinnati Reds Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images

Meet the Mets

Contrary to prior reports, the Mets are not close to signing Dellin Betances and he does not appear to be on their radar as of now.

The Mets currently have the fourth best rotation in all of baseball according to the New York post.

Newest Met Rick Porcello said in an interview with WFAN that the Mets present one of the better opportunities in all of baseball to win a World Series.

Around the National League East

Nationals GM Mike Rizzo said the team is interested in free agent Josh Donaldson.

Stephen Strasburg was welcomed back to the Nationals on Tuesday and he doesn’t plan on ever leaving.

Dellin Betances is exactly what the Phillies do and don’t need.

Around Major League Baseball

The Dodgers are still eyeing the addition of a superstar.

Michael Clair of wrote a beautiful piece on how his grandmother taught him to love baseball.

The MLB London Series had a $62 million economic impact.

Joe Smith and the Houston Astros agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract.

Corey Kluber is excited to join his hometown Texas Rangers.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Steve Sypa took a look at two stellar seasons players had for the Brooklyn Cyclones.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1992, Joe Orsulak, a member of “The Worst Team Money Could Buy”, signed with the Mets.