None of the three New York football teams did anything to take our minds off the offseason. Just 136 days until Opening Day!
The major news broke last night when Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported that Alex Anthopolous will be the next general manager of the Atlanta Braves. Anthopolous was previously the GM of the Toronto Blue Jays. He made several big trades such as acquiring Troy Tulowitzki and David Price as well as sending Noah Syndergaard and Travis d’Arnaud to the Mets in exchange for R.A. Dickey.
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The Yankees will be suspending their managerial search until the GM Meetings are over, with interviews slated to pick back up on Thursday.
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Mike Puma of the New York Post writes about what the Mets will be focusing on in the GM Meetings.
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Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post looks at potential options for the Nationals to pursue this winter.
Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says the Cardinals are determined in their pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton.
As said above, the Braves got Anthopolous after Dayton Moore indicated he would not be leaving the Royals.
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This Day in Mets History
2006: Mets announce plans to construct a new ballpark to take the place of Shea Stadium. The new field was set to be named Citi Field.