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Mets Morning News: The rumor mill continues

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

COVID-19 vaccination center at Citi Field postponed due to lack of vaccine supply Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Meet the Mets

Mets’ prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong is one of Baseball America’s 13 breakout prospects to watch in 2021.

The Mets have shown interest in outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. reports Mike Puma.

Former Met Billy Wagner saw his vote total for the Hall go up 15% from last year, as he received 46.4% of votes this year.

Trevor Bauer has received a contract offer from the Mets, but will he take it?

Though Bauer has received an offer from the Mets, it is not a “record offer” that had previously been reported.

Ben Zauzmer announced on Twitter he is joining the Mets as Director of Baseball Analytics.

Anthony DiComo looked at the best moments in the history of Citi Field.

Around the National League East

J.T. Realmuto is staying in Philadelphia as he signed a five-year deal with the Phillies worth $115.5 million.

Rob Manfred and Chipper Jones are among the people set to speak at Hank Aaron’s memorial service.

Brad Hand wants to bring back the heat with the Nationals after seeing his velocity decline in 2020.

Around Major League Baseball

For the first time since 2013, no one was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. You can view the results of this years ballot here.

Meanwhile, the Hall of Fame ballot for next year looks even cloudier and Barry Bonds, Curt Schilling, and Roger Clemens show that voting is not so simple anymore.

Voters may not need to worry about Schilling next year though as he requested his name be taken off of the ballot.

Marcus Semien and the Blue Jays came to agreement on a one-year, $18 million deal.

Former Met Wilson Ramos is heading to Detroit on a one-year deal.

Andrelton Simmons and the Twins agreed to a one-year $10.5 million deal on Tuesday.

Continuing the trend of what seemed every infielder signing with a team on Tuesday, Tommy La Stella and the Giants are close to a deal.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Brian Salvatore looked at three relief pitchers who are free agents and happen to be former Mets. Bring them all home!

This Date in Mets History

January 27th is a date where two former Mets who did not play much for the team, Angel Berrora and Nick Willhite, share a birthday.