Morning Briefing: Stanton Will Approve Trade to Four Teams

We are starting to see some major moves. Tyler Chatwood signed with the Cubs and Dee Gordon got traded to the Mariners.

Though the market still waits on the NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton who we now know will accept a trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros.

This comes from a report by Craig Mish of SiriusXM, who has done a great job covering the saga.

Latest Mets News

Brandon Nimmo played Santa Claus in the Mets holiday party. Noah Syndergaard, Jerry Blevins, and Kevin Plawecki played his elves. Nimmo

MMO’s own, Rob Piersall, was there and has full coverage on the event. A much recommended read for everyone.

Anthony Dicomo of MLB.com writes about what the Mets could do next week.

The Mets will also host their annual coat drive next Wednesday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Anyone who donates will get two tickets in 2018.

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, considered Mitch Moreland. He added that it’s unlikely.

Former Met, Tracy Stallard, passed away yesterday. We at MMO send our condolences to his family.

Latest MLB News

The Mariners officially got Dee Gordon. They also got $1 million towards their international bonus pool in the deal. The Mariners plan on using Gordon in center field and now have the most slot money possible to get Shohei Ohtani.

The Cubs signed Tyler Chatwood on a three-year deal for $38 million.

Bill Livingston of Cleveland.com submitted his Hall-of-Fame ballot. He voted for two people, Omar Vizquel and Jim Thome because he covered both and knows they are clean. Livingston is going off his assumptions and no one asked him to be the moral arbiter of baseball.

Latest NL East News

Mark Zuckerman of MASN answers questions from Nationals’ fans.

Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald writes about the Gordon trade from Miami’s side.

Mark Bowman of MLB.com talks about what the Braves can do in the winter meetings.

Matt Breen of Philly.com writes about what Gabe Kapler thinks about Rob Thomson.

Latest on MMO

Joe D. posts his offseason plan for the Mets.

Mathew Brownstein talks with Glendon Rusch.

This Day in Mets History

1983: The Mets acquire southpaw, Sid Fernandez, from the Dodgers. The lefty was one of the more underrated pitchers in Mets history.

Birthdays: Alex Torres turns 30. He got a new hat as a gift.

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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.