Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
David Wright called Feliciano “a wonderful teammate with a great sense of humor”.
Johan Santana referred to Feliciano as “a great teammate and a way better person, always smiling and ready to go.”
The Mets will talk with Scott Boras about free agent Kris Bryant.
Tomás Nido will not require surgery on his sprained left thumb after all. The catcher should be ready by spring training.
Ken Davidoff provided some thoughts on where the top 40 MLB free agents will land this offseason.
Heading into the GM meetings, both MLB and the Mets are staring down an uncertain offseason.
The Mets, as well as their crosstown rivals, head into the GM meetings in worse shape than they were when they arrived there last year.
Justin Toscano wrote about how Francisco Lindor and New Balance created the shortstop’s signature shoe.
Lindor, unfortunately, did not earn a Gold Glove award over the weekend.
SNY provided a Rule V draft preview for the Mets.
Harol González has signed with the Mets and will return in 2022.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
The finalists for baseball’s biggest awards have been announced, including National League MVP, American League MVP, NL Rookie of the Year, AL Rookie of the Year, NL Cy Young, AL Cy Young, NL Manager of the Year, and AL Manager of the Year
MLB Trade Rumors made their predictions for the top 50 free agents this winter.
Alex Bregman recently had surgery on his right hand.
The Yankees were one of the 15-20 teams who sent a scout to see Justin Verlander. The veteran hurler tossed 25 pitches and was hovering in the 94-97 mph range. The Mets were among the teams scouting Verlander. Here’s what it all means for his free agency.
Over the weekend, St. Louis became the first team to have five Gold Glove award winners in a single season, with Paul Goldschmidt, Tommy Edman, Nolan Arenado, Tyler O’Neill and Harrison Bader earning the honor.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Grace Carbone discussed David Peterson’s sophomore slump.
Steve Sypa shared his weekly update on all the Mets prospects who are participating in the Arizona Fall League.
On Episode 141 of From Complex to Queens, the crew talked about the Brooklyn Cyclones’ season.
This Date in Mets History
The Mets acquired Art Shamsky from the Reds in exchange for Bob Johnson on this date in 1967. Shamsky went on to hit 42 home runs over the next four years in New York, including 14 during the team’s 1969 World Series winning season.