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Terry Collins announced, via a text to Jon Heyman, that he has retired from baseball after spending the last few seasons working in the Mets front office.
The Mets are still expected to receive around $4 million from the Mariners this year as part of the Robinson Cano trade, in addition to being off the hook for his $24 million salary for 2021.
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Nelson Cruz is unlikely to sign with a team until there is clarity on whether the universal DH will return to the NL in 2021.
The Brewers promoted Matt Arnold to senior vice president and general manager. He is probably not available to fill the Mets GM vacancy.
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This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1967 and 1984 respectively, Tom Seaver and Dwight Gooden were named the NL Rookie of the Year.