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Latest Mets News 

Mike Puma of the New York Post says that he would not be surprised if the Mets make a move on a reliever soon. He keeps hearing the name Bryan Shaw being thrown around. Shaw leads major league baseball with 418 appearances since the beginning of the 2012 season.

The Mets signed outfielder Zach Borenstein to a minor-league deal with an invitation to big league Spring Training yesterday.

Kristin Ackert of the New York Daily News reports that Yoenis Cespedes‘ hamstring injuries have healed and that he will resume normal baseball activities.

Latest MLB News 

Mike Francesca doubles-down on his proclamation that he could manage the New York Yankees.

Mark Feinsand reports that Todd Frazier is being pitched to teams as both a third and first baseman.

Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports that former Mets catcher Juan Centeno has been placed on outright waivers to clear space on the Astros’ 40-man roster.

Jon Heyman reports that while Dee Gordon‘s name has come up in trade discussions with the San Francisco Giants, other teams have greater second base needs. He lists the Mets as one of the teams that fit the bill.

Latest NL East News

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post wonders if the Nationals will pursue Shohei Ohtani or any of the Atlanta Braves prospects that were made free agents.

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that Fox Sports Florida has fired Marlins play-by-play announcer Rich Waltz. Jeff Conine and Preston Wilson were also dismissed.

Jonathon Mayo of MLB.com has all the details about what is next for the recently released Atlanta Braves amateur international free agents.

Matt Breen of Philly.com reports that the Phillies have named 28-year-old Pedro Guerrero as the team’s assistant hitting coach for the 2018 season.

Latest on MMO

Rob Piersall gives his MMO Report Card grade for Steven Matz.

He also writes about how Ian Kinsler could be a good fit for the Mets in 2018.

This Day in Mets History

1964: The Mets acquire Warren Spahn from Milwaukee less than a week after acquiring another future Hall of Famer, Yogi Berra.

2010: The Mets introduce Terry Collins as the club’s 20th manager in their history.

Birthdays: Tom Hall turns 70, Rich Sauveur turns 54, Ryan McGuire turns 46, and Justin Turner turns 33.

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I am a sophomore at SUNY Cortland majoring in Sport Management. I have been a big Mets fan since 2007 and David Wright has and always will be my favorite player. Also, I do a podcast with one of my friends called Mets on Campus which you can find on theredbeat.com. Follow me on Twitter @JoshFinkMets