Good morning Mets fans! The MLB non-tender deadline is tonight at 8 p.m. and will likely add some more players to free agency.
The Mets have nine arbitration eligible players and all are expected to be tendered a contract.
Latest Mets News
Jon Heyman on the Fan Rag Sports Network reports that the Mets are looking at five potential trade candidates at second base.
He also reports in the same article that the Mets have internally debated making a run for Eric Hosmer, but are unlikely to actually sign him.
He also writes that the Mets have interest in bringing the recently fired Adam Fisher back into the fold.
Latest MLB News
Toronto Blue Jays former player Gregg Zaun has been fired from Sportsnet for sexual misconduct.
Neil Best writes that a tentative date of September 2018 has been set for Craig Carton’s trial.
The Los Angeles Angels acquired Jim Johnson from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league pitcher Justin Kelly and an undisclosed amount of international pool money. Angels GM Billy Eppler admitted this is with the hopes of enhancing their efforts to sign Otani.
Latest NL East news
Jon Morosi of MLB Network has the latest on a potential deal they would consider with the San Francisco Giants. He also writes that while not guaranteed by Stanton’s camp yet, team officials are optimistic that he would waive his no-trade clause in this scenario.
Latest on MMO
Mets Minors reports that Jose Leger is leaving the Mets organization to work for the St. Louis Cardinals. Leger had been the Columbia Fireflies manager the past two seasons.
Michael Mayer discusses potential non-tender candidates that could interest the Mets.
This Day in Mets History
1977: The Mets sign free-agent IF/OF Elliott Maddox.