Here are a few tweets you might have missed in the wild ride that the second day of the Winter Meetings…
- According to Joel Sherman, the Mets looked into John Lannan – apparently as insurance to fill out their rotation if they trade RA Dickey. Lannan was recently non-tendered by the Nationals, where he has spent his entire MLB career to this point. He has gone 42-52 with a 4.01 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 410 strikeouts in 783 2/3 innings over 134 starts.
- Sherman also tweeted that the Mets were looking for a veteran left handed arm, and inquired about the recently non-tendered Manny Parra. Parra, age 30, is coming off a campaign where he posted an ERA of 5.06 over 58.2 IP with a 61/35 K/BB ratio over that span.
- Finally, Ken Davidoff tweeted that the Mets were interested in signing Mark Reynolds and putting him in the outfield. However, his price tag, which looks to be around $7 MM, is a little expensive for their tastes. For the record, Reynolds has logged 23 games in the outfield in the minor leagues, and only three innings as a major league outfielder.