Meet the Mets
Havens will handle all business operations outside of the baseball operations, which will remain in David Stearns’ purview.
Steve Cohen has been interested in filling this particular role since Sandy Alderson transitioned to an advisory role.
Pete Alonso was spotted at last night’s New York Rangers game, and his shirt caught some attention as it read “New York or Nowhere”. Don’t read too much into it. Or do, it’s been a quiet offseason.
Jay Jaffe wrote about Billy Wagner’s 2024 Hall of Fame case.
Around the National League East
Mark Bowman tried to predict Atlanta’s next surprise move.
Around Major League Baseball
Joel Sherman identified ten teams to keep an eye on as free agency picks up.
How quickly will Yoshinobu Yamamoto sign this winter? He must sign by January 4, 2024.
Will Sammon attempted to predict what kind of deal Yamamoto will receive.
Will ballpark be a big factor in where Shohei Ohtani lands?
In a smaller move, the Dodgers re-signed Jason Hayward to a one-year deal worth $9 million.
Former Mets killer Paul DeJong has signed with Chicago’s American League squad on a one-year contract worth $1.75 million.
Pitchers Shota Imanaga and Naoyuki Uwasawa will also be posted this morning.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Chris McShane continued his exhaustive search for new relievers for the Mets.
It was a Thanksgiving-themed episode of From Complex to Queens.
This Date in Mets History
The Mets made the first trade in franchise history on this date in 1961, acquiring Frank Thomas from Milwaukee for a player to be named later and $125,000 in cash.