Morning Briefing: The Offseason Brews

Good morning Mets fans! Nothing extremely significant occurred on Saturday, but every day that passes by in the offseason brings us closer to big trades, signings, and transactions.

Latest Mets News

Joel Sherman of the New York Post writes that the Mets might be a fit in a trade for Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis.

Latest MLB News 

The New York Times reports that Shohei Otani has announced his intentions to play in the U.S.

Pete Caldera of USA Today writes a piece on Eric Wedge and how eager he is to manage again after interviewing for the New York Yankees opening.

Latest NL East News 

Jamal Collier of MLB.com debates who will be in the Washington Nationals outfield next season.

Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald hears that talks “might be heating up” between the Miami Marlins and Boston Red Sox for Giancarlo Stanton.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Brian McCann wants to finish his career with the Atlanta Braves.

Manny Randhawa of MLB.com writes that Roy Halladay‘s funeral is scheduled for Tuesday in Florida.

Latest on MMO

Rob Piersall gives his MMO Report Card for T.J. Rivera.

Joe D writes that the Mets are about to embark on a transition period.

Chris Gaine discusses the idea of bringing R.A. Dickey back into the fold for the 2018 season.

Mike Silva records another episode of the Talkin’ Mets Podcast.

This Day in Mets History

1975: Tom Seaver receives his third Cy Young Award. He finished the season with a 22-9 record, 2.38 ERA, and 243 strikeouts.

Birthdays: Al Schmelz turns 74, Gary Thurman turns 53, and Aaron Heilman turns 39.

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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