Mets Morning News for November 8, 2022

Meet the Mets

Jacob deGrom and Taijuan Walker officially resigned from their contracts and, as everyone expected, became free agents.

Jon Heyman believes there’s a better chance Judge will stay in the Bronx than deGrom will stay in Queens.

Buck Showalter called himself a finalist for NL Manager of the Year, Next Braves skipper Brian Snitker and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts.

Some recent buzz suggests The Mets could try to sign Trea Turner (which they definitely should).

There was not much dialogue between the Mets and Camp of Nimmo between their last game and the start of the free hand.

Joel Sherman discussed how the Mets might rotate outfield if they couldn’t keep Nimmo.

Pat Ragazzo believes Nimmo should be next on the team’s wish list.

SNY’s Danny Abriano listed five pitchers he thinks the Mets should be chasing this winter.

John Harper made some bold predictions for the Mets in the offseason.

According to Andy Martino sources, $26.5 million of the $102 million in Edwin Díaz’s contract will be reset. This will help reduce the luxury tax impact of the deal.

Single-game tickets for Mets spring training games go on sale today at 10 a.m.

Brenden Mallette has been discontinued as Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships. He previously worked for the NBA’s Pistons.

All about the National League East

Two Braves players are finalists for NL Rookie of the Year: Michael Harris II and Spencer Strider. You’re connected to Brendan Donovan of the Cardinals.

The NL East is well represented in the NL Cy Young race with the Miami Marlins’ Sandy Alcantara and Atlanta’s Max Friend as finalists alongside Julio Urías.

Zach Eflin has lost weight his $15 million option with Philadelphia and will be granted an open hand. Meanwhile, so do the Phillies picked up her $18 million option on Aaron Nola.

The Phillies declined their option on Jean Segura.

All about Major League Baseball

The cardinals had two MVP finalists in Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt. Padres star Manny Machado joins them as the third MVP finalist.

Aaron Judge, Shohei Ohtani and Jordan Alvarez has been identified than the three AL MVP finalists.

It’s Justin Verlander, Dylan Cease and Alek Manoah finalists for AL Cy Young.

Terry Francona, Brandon Hyde and Scott Servais are the AL Manager of the Year Finalists.

Steven Kwan, Julio Rodríguez and Adleyrutschman are AL Rookie of the Year finalists.

Anthony Castrovice takes a look at the top 20 free agents heading into the offseason.

You can watch the first-ever MLB Draft Lottery on the MLB Network on December 6th.

The Yankees have picked up Luis Severino’s option for 2023. Meanwhile, Anthony Rizzo dropped out and became a free agent.

Similar to the Mets, John Harper made five bold predictions for the Yankees’ offseason, including the club’s Judge re-signing.

Alongside deGrom and Walker were Xander Bogaerts, Carlos Correa and Carlos Rodón among the players who unsubscribed and became free agents.

Angels GM Perry Minasian says Shohei Ohtani will not be traded in this off-season.

The Rockies have rented Hensley Muelens as batting coach.

The Athletic takes a look at what nine teams can offer the Angels in exchange for Shohei Ohtani. The Mets may at least have an inside track on trading for Ohtani, according to one MLB insider.

The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced the eight players that will make up the 2023 Contemporary Baseball Era Player Pick.

David Portnoy, founder of the well-known cesspool bar stool Sports, lost a lawsuit for defamation against insiders over articles accusing him of sexual assault.

Yesterday on Amazin’ Avenue

The Amazon’ Avenue Offseason Plan (AAOP) competition is back!

Chris McShane analyzed the team’s bullpen after Díaz was re-signed.

Steve Sypa provided an update from Week 5 of the Arizona Fall League.

In episode 195 of From Complex to Queens, the crew reserved the 2022 season of St. Lucie.

This date in Mets history

Happy 49th Birthday Edgardo Alfonzo!


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