Meet the Mets
The Mets are reportedly still working to come to an agreement with free agent catcher James McCann.
If McCann doesn’t work out, the Mets could still turn to J.T. Realmuto to fill their hole at catcher.
While the team is still looking for a general manager, it seems likely that the search will come down to four names: Red Sox assistant GM Zack Scott, Diamondbacks assistant GM Jared Porter, Athletics executive Billy Owens, and former Marlins GM Michael Hill.
Sandy Alderson and company are also still on the lookout for another starting pitcher or two, and Masahiro Tanaka could be an ideal fit.
The Mets are bringing back an old friend, as they’ve signed lefty reliever Jerry Blevins to a minor-league deal.
Around the National League East
The Nationals may be interested in a number of free agent corner outfielders, including recently non-tendered players like Kyle Schwarber.
The Braves have had an impressive string of homegrown heroes over the decades.
Isan Diaz is going to have to earn the starting second baseman’s job for the Marlins in 2021.
Around Major League Baseball
Even though not much happened at this week’s Winter Meetings, some teams and people left the virtual affair in a better position than others.
How badly could each team could use George Springer? The Mets are unsurprisingly right at the top of that list.
The Rangers have signed recently non-tendered outfielder David Dahl to a one-year, $3 million deal.
The Tigers and AJ Hinch are both relying on each other to return to their previous baseball greatness.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Steve Sypa provided a profile of Korean slugger Sung-bum Na, who has been posted by the NC Dinos.