Morning Briefing: Darling Is Big Fan of Callaway

Sorry all, no Mets moves went down yesterday. We would like a move to happen soon too folks. Coming up with jokes and headlines is a tough gig.

Latest Mets News

Ron Darling told Newsday that he is a big fan of new skipper, Mickey Callway. I too am a big fan of Callaway, Ron.

Buster Olney of ESPN says the Mets are interested in Mike Minor for their bullpen.

Dominic Smith told reporters he has lost 10 pounds this offseason and the photos showed it. Speaking of Smith, he and Amed Rosario went on a shopping spree with families in need. Nice job, Amed and Dominic.

Former Met, Dario Alvarez signed with the Chicago Cubs.

Carlos Beltran will be presented with the SI Hope Award for his efforts in the Puerto Rican Hurricane relief efforts. He will be honored at the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards on December 5th.

Latest MLB News

Adam Dunn will be inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall-of-Fame. Dunn hit .247/.381/.519 and a 130 OPS+ from 2001-2008 with 278 home runs.

Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic says Yusmeiro Petit signed a two-year deal worth $10 million with the Athletics.

Latest NL East News

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post writes that Shohei Ohtani will likely not be a National.

Jon Morosi of MLB.com says the Marlins have not set a deadline for trading Giancarlo Stanton.

Mark Bowman of MLB.com has the latest on what the Braves will do with Matt Adams.

The Good Phight writes how the Phillies can get Ohtani.

Latest on MMO

Rob Piersall writes about the maturation of Tomas Nido.

This Day in Mets History

2012: Mets sign David Wright to the largest contract extension in history. Wright was coming off a 7 WAR season. Injuries suck.

Birthdays: Matt Lawton turns 46, Juan Berenguer turns 63, Craig Swan turns 67

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I became a Mets fan in the 2008 season. Since the Alderson regime, I’ve embraced saber-metrics and advanced stats to back up my eye tests. I study computer science at Stony Brook