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Mets Morning News: Wagner moves up, two members added to Hall

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

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Meet the Mets

Luis Rojas as manager could be the second chance the Mets need, writes Deesha Thosar.

The Astros scandal is going to make it an awkward spring training for newest Met, Jake Marisnick.

Billy Wagner received 31.7% of votes for the Hall of Fame, up from 16.7% last year.

Justin Toscano has 20 predictions for the 2020 Mets.

Ron Darling will be accepting the Arthur and Milton Richman ‘You Gotta Have Heart Award’ at the BBWAA dinner this Saturday.

Around the National League East

Marcell Ozuna is coming back to the NL East after signing a one-year deal with the Atlanta Braves.

The Phillies signed Bud Norris and Drew Storen, two pitchers who were not in the majors last year.

Around Major League Baseball

There are two new members of the Baseball Hall of Fame as Derek Jeter and Larry Walker were voted into the class of 2020. Jeter was one vote shy of being a unanimous selection, and Walker made the Hall in his last year on the ballot.

You can view the complete results of the election, here.

Curt Schilling gained more momentum in the Hall of Fame vote.

Nolan Arenado is right to feel betrayed by the Rockies.

Dustin Pedroia suffered a serious setback in his recovery from knee injuries.

What will be the long term effects of the latest scandal in baseball?

Pedro Martinez was not happy with Mike Fiers for blowing the whistle in the Astros cheating scandal.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Thomas Szapucki came in at number 8 on Steve Sypa’s top Mets prospects for 2020.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1996, Bernard Gilkey became a Met.