Morning Briefing: Tick Tock

Free agency started at 5 p.m. yesterday and the Mets have not gotten an infielder, outfielder, and pitcher yet. Jokes aside, free agency can develop quickly and maybe we will start hearing about some MLB rumors today.

Latest Around Baseball

Bob Bowman will be leaving at the end of this year from MLBAM. Bowman has done a lot to advance the digitization of Major League Baseball.

According to Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic, Japanese phenom, Shohei Ohtani will be represented by the CAA. Nez Balelo will be the lead agent.

Jake Arrieta, Lorenzo Cain, Alex Cobb, Wade Davis, Greg Holland, Eric Hosmer, Lance Lynn, Mike Moustakas, and Carlos Santana will all get qualifying offers.

Latest Mets News

Marc Carig of Newsday writes about the Mets budget this offseason.

Ken Davidoff of the NY Post has the Post’s predictions on MLB free agents.

Mike Puma of the NY Post looks at what the Mets can do in free agency.

Latest NL East News

Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg are finalists for the NL Cy Young Award. Scherzer is the favorite.

Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald writes about Giancarlo Stanton being a NL MVP finalist.

Mark Bowman of looks at what the Braves will look into during free agency.

Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports says the opinions of Gabe Kapler to the Dodgers is mixed.

Latest on MMO

Rob Piersall looks at new bench coach, Gary Disarcina.

This Day in Mets History

1932: Dick Stuart is born

Birthdays: Willie Collazo turns 38, Kris Benson turns 45, Glendon Rusch turns 45, Andy Tomberlin turns 51, Orlando Mercado turns 56

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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