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Bryn Alderson is out as a Mets assistant general manager and is leaving the organization.
Mets reliever Adam Ottavino owns a high-tech facility for pitchers in Harlem, something he started so he’d have a place to throw bullpens in the offseason that’s turned into a hub for professional and local pitchers.
Keith Hernandez and SNY are still negotiating a new contract.
Anthony DiComo notes that Starling Marte won’t play in the WBC as he works his way back from core muscle surgery, but Adam Ottavino will. DiComo also tweeted the full lists of major league and minor league Mets who will be participating.
Tim Healey notes that those lists make up one quarter of the Mets’ 40-man roster.
The Rumble Ponies have a new hitting coach.
The Mets are one of four teams in the top tier of power rankings published at FanGraphs yesterday.
Former Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada has signed with the Long Island Ducks.
Our own Michael Drago noticed that television showrunner Terence Winter is working on a show about the 1986 Mets.
Around Major League Baseball
The Padres and Yu Darvish reached an agreement on a six-year, $108 million contract.
This Date in Mets History
Frank Cashen’s Mets traded for George Foster on this date in 1982.