Morning Briefing: Plawecki Seeks To Break Mets Santa Curse

Shohei Ohtani is meeting with teams in person and it’s possible he will be signing soon. This would be a nice conclusion to this madness and it will be fun to finally watch him play somewhere this spring.

Latest Mets News

Santa will be played at the Mets holiday party by Kevin Plawecki according to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. The Mets suffer a curse of Santa but maybe they are just cursed. DiComo also answers questions from Mets fans.

Latest MLB News

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com former Braves pitching prospect, Yefri Del Rosario signed with the Royals $650K. Rosario turned down more money to sign with the team his idol, Yordano Ventura, pitched for.

The Angels signed hot commodity Kevin Maitan according to Buster Olney of ESPN.

Evan Drellich of NBC Boston says there was an incident with Alex Cora and A.J. Hinch and broadcaster, Geoff Blum. Cora reportedly cursed both out.

Rockies GM, Jeff Bridich, says the Rockies are talking with Greg Holland and are “investigating” signing the pitcher.

Latest NL East News

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post writes about the Nationals offseason past Giancarlo Stanton and Ohtani.

Craig Mish of Sirius XM says the Giants proposed package for Stanton is Heliot Ramos, Tyler Beede, Christian Arroyo and Chris Shaw.

Mark Bowman of MLB.com answers questions from Braves fans.

The Phillies formally announced that Rob Thompson will be their bench coach in 2018. Thompson held that position with the Yankees previously and was with them for 28 years before now.

Latest on MMO

John Sheridan says it’s make or break time for Juan Lagares.

This Day in Mets History

1989: The Mets trade Randy Myers to the Reds in exchange for John Franco.

Birthdays: Kevin Appier turns 50, Terry McDaniel turns 51, Luis Rosado turns 62, Tim Foli turns 67, Larry Bowa turns 62, Amado Samuel turns 79.

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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