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Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
With a solid crop of free agents, money to spend, and no current optimal option on the team, the Mets have to look to improve in center field going into 2020.
Around the National League East
In news that is sure to upset the wallet of Steve Cohen, it is said that JT Realmuto is seeking a contract in the range of $200M united states dollars.
Around Major League Baseball
The umpiring crews for both the ALCS and the NLCS were revealed by Major League Baseball.
Naturally, since it was a Big Game, Big Game James Shields threw out the (virtual) first pitch.
With an option waiting to be picked up or declined after the World Series, Charlie Morton’s future remains in limbo.
While a lot of the complaints coming from the other side of the city are like the old woman who has a Virginia ham under her arm and goes around crying because she has no bread, some of the complaints about the Yankees are legitimate.
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