Morning Briefing: Is It Gonzalez Time?

Do you like an older first baseman who does not hit much? Then boy do I have the player for you.

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The Mets have reached out to first baseman, Adrian Gonzalez according to Buster Olney of ESPN. says the Rangers signed Erik Goeddel. Erik showed some signs of life as a Met but he never quite figured it out. Best of luck to the Commish!

Hansel Robles is training with none other than Pedro Martinez. Obviously, he’s not turning into Pedro overnight but you could do a lot worse in terms of a coach.

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Pat O’Connor, the MiLB president, diminished the work of his players. These players are definitely in a difficult position and they work extremely hard.

Martin Perez broke his non-throwing elbow after an incident with a bull.

Latest NL East News

Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post writes about whether or not the Nationals would be interested in J.T. Realmuto.

Derek Jeter hosted a town hall session in Miami yesterday for Marlins fans. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald has some of the full quotes from Jeter’s presser. Some of these made for good comedy.

My favorites was a fan crying to Jeter and another who was complaining about ushers at Marlins park. The fan said they emailed Jeter but Jeter responded that the fan did not have his email.

This is a town hall straight out of Parks and Recreation. Jeter’s point was he that he would be tearing down the Marlins because they have not won in a while.

The Braves officially released Adrian Gonzalez hence the Mets reaching out to him.

Todd Zolecki of looks at the Phillies return for Freddy Galvis.

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John Jackson writes about how Noah Syndergaard will change his approach for 2018.

This Day in Mets History

1996: Mets acquire John Olerud from the Toronto Blue Jays.

2002: Mets sign Cliff Floyd.

Birthdays: Erik Goeddel turns 29 (what are the odds), David Wright turns 35.

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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.