Morning Briefing: Syndergaard Throwing Heat

Latest Mets News 

Noah Syndergaard made a tweet poking fun at President Trump’s remarks regarding Time magazine’s Person of the Year.

Latest MLB News 

The Detroit Tigers have avoided arbitration with left-handed reliever Blaine Hardy.

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post writes that as part of a pitch to Shohei Ohtani, teams must fill out a quiz.

George A. King III of the New York Post reports that the New York Yankees are seen by many as the favorite to land Ohtani and that it might have an impact on their pursuit of a reunion with C.C. Sabathia.

Latest NL East News 

Nick Cafardo reports that the Washington Nationals have interest in re-acquiring Jordan Zimmerman in a trade.

The Boston Globe reports that the Boston Red Sox have tepid interest in Giancarlo Stanton.

Mark Bowman of MLB.com writes about how Mike Foltynewicz is lighting up young faces in the community.

Todd Zolecki of MLB.com talks about the charitable efforts the Phillies are also involved in.

Latest on MMO

Rob Piersall gives his MMO Report Card grade for Amed Rosario.

Piersall also discusses the importance of adding an outfielder this offseason.

Lastly, Piersall conducts an MMO Exclusive Interview with Mets’ knuckleballer Mickey Jannis.

This Day in Mets History

1963: Mets infielder Ron Hunt finished second in NL Rookie of the Year voting to Pete Rose.

Birthdays: Richie Hebner turns 70, Brian Schneider turns 41, and Josh Smoker turns 29.

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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