Morning Briefing: NL East Teams Round Out Coaching Staffs

Well, the temperature was in the single digits for me last night. Hopefully the Hot Stove heats up the winter soon.

Happy Veterans Day to all the Vets today. Thanks for your service.

Latest MLB News

Eric Wedge interviewed for the Yankees managerial job. Wedge was a former manager in Cleveland and Seattle. Wedge, Rob Thomson, and Aaron Boone are the known candidates for the job.

Latest Mets News

Marc Carig of Newsday says the team will look to build a stronger bullpen and have their starters, not named Noah Syndergaard or Jacob deGrom, throw fewer innings. This is becoming more of a trend with teams around baseball. The two best teams in baseball used this strategy as did the 2015 Royals.

Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports says the Mets may be priced out of Jay Bruce‘s services.

Latest NL East News

Mark Zuckerman of MASN says the Nationals should try to keep Brandon Kintzler for next season. Mike Berardino of St. Paul Pioneer Press says the Nationals and Twins would both like Kintzler next season.

Joe Frisaro of breaks down the trade options facing the Marlins this winter. Until Giancarlo Stanton gets traded, most of the news for Miami will pertain with him.

Mark Bowman of reports that the Braves will be bringing in Walt Weiss as their bench coach and Eric Young Sr. as their first base coach. Both were former Rockies’ coaches.

The Phillies added Dusty Wathan and John Mallee to their coaching staff according to Todd Zolecki of Wathan will be the third base coach and Mallee will be the hitting coach.

Latest on MMO

Mike Mayer gives an in-depth look at the free agent market for relievers.

This Day in MLB History

2012: R.A. Dickey wins the 21st annual Rotary Club of Denver’s Branch Rickey Award. This was for Dickey’s humanitarian contributions. Dickey raised over $100,000 by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

Birthdays: Mike Bacsik turns 40, Damion Easley turns 48, Dave Telgheder turns 51, Roberto Hernandez turns 53

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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.