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Mets Morning News: Mets interview Chris Young for general manager

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

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Meet the Mets

Happy Thanksgiving dear Amazin’ Avenue readers!

The Mets have reportedly interviewed former pitcher Chris Young for their general manager vacancy.

One person who is no longer in the running for a front office position is Rays special assistant Bobby Heck.

Steve Cohen did a virtual interview with Steve Gelbs and revealed he is the owner of the Bill Buckner ball and he plans on donating it to the Mets museum.

Free agent George Springer would be a perfect fit for the Mets both on and off the field.

Now that Sandy Alderson confirmed that Luis Rojas would be back as manager, the young manager is excited to get to work for the new regime.

Around the National League East

The Braves have had good luck with one year rentals, and now Charlie Morton is their latest gamble to round out their formidable rotation.

Derek Jeter is happy with the way the Marlins are trending but thinks they still need to be patient as their young players develop.

With Sandy Alderson accepting the job as president of baseball operations with the Mets, the Phillies could have a leg up on enticing candidates since they can move higher in Philadelphia’s organization.

The Nationals could use help in their rotation but are running out of options to fix it.

Around Major League Baseball

The Reds traded pitcher Robert Stephenson and minor leaguer Jameson Hannah to the Rockies in exchange for Jeff Hoffman and Case Williams.

Quite a few teams are still in the middle of long World Series droughts but which ones are best set up to end it?

Free agent and Mets nemesis Adam Wainwright does not know what his future will hold especially with teams claiming financial hardship this offseason.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

On the latest episode of A Pod of Their Own, Sandy Alderson’s promotion and Robinson Cano’s suspension were discussed.

Vasilis Drimalitis believes Steven Matz could be a non-tender candidate this offseason.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 2010, Kaz Matsui returned to Japan to continue his baseball career after failing to put together a successful major league career.