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Mets Morning News: Bryant on the move?

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

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Meet the Mets

Despite reports that the Cubs and Mets had broken off talks, reports indicate that the two teams have resumed discussing a potential trade involving star third-baseman Kris Bryant.

The Mets may look to trade Dellin Betances or Jeurys Familia.

Deesha Thosar analyzed where new arrival Khalil Lee fits into the Mets’ minor league system.

To make space on the 40-man roster for Lee and other new arrivals Jonathan Villar and Albert Almora, the Mets designated Brad Brach, Corey Oswalt, and Ali Sánchez for assignment.

Brandon Nimmo was the first Mets player to arrive for spring training, though it shouldn’t be much of a surprise considering his preference for speedy arrivals—and his house near the Mets’ facility in Port St. Lucie.

WFAN hosts Evan Roberts and Craig Carton say they’ve been told that the Mets have talked to the A’s about trading for third baseman Matt Chapman.

Noah Syndergaard has been rehabbing his elbow in Jupiter, Florida and will join the team this weekend.

The Mets officially released their 2021 schedule and will begin the season in Washington on Thursday, April 1 at 7:09 PM.

Around the National League East

Fish Stripes asks the Marlins not to sign an RSN deal with Sinclair Broadcasting Group.

The Minnesota Twins picked up Kyle Garlick off of waivers, who the Braves designated for assignment to make room for Marcell Ozuna.

Keith Law places the Washington Nationals farm system dead last in his latest rankings.

Around Major League Baseball

The Red Sox signed Marwin González to a one-year deal.

The Blue Jays signed free-agent reliever David Phelps, who pitched for Toronto in 2019.

The Tigers signed free-agent slugger Nomar Mazara to a one-year deal.

Cleveland signed former Mets outfielder Billy Hamilton to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training.

The Mariners have agreed to a multi-year deal with reliever Ken Giles, who is currently currently recovering from Tommy John surgery and isn’t projected to pitch until 2022.

The Rangers have signed right-handed pitcher Yang Hyeon-jong. Yang has pitched the last 14 seasons for the Kia Tigers in Gwangju, South Korea.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1992, Mets personality Keith Hernandez made his televised acting debut on a particularly memorable episode of Seinfeld.