Morning Briefing: Mets Intrigued by the Long Ball

Good morning Mets fans! The Hot Stove was surprisingly busy on Saturday and hopefully the Mets will join in on the action soon!

Latest Mets News 

Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Mets are one of four teams interested in Evan Longoria.

James Wagner of the New York Times talked to Juan Lagares about his altered swing.

Latest MLB News

The New York Yankees re-signed C.C. Sabathia to a one-year deal worth $10 million.

The Atlanta Braves traded Matt Kemp to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Adrian Gonzalez, Scott Kazmir, Brandon McCarthy, Charlie Culberson, and cash. More details on the ramifications of the trade here.

Yovani Gallardo agreed to an MLB deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, according to Jon Heyman.

Bruce Levine of CBS Chicago reports that the Chicago Cubs have interest in Yu Darvish.

Mark Polishuk of MLB Trade Rumors has the latest on the Yankees’ interest in a Gerrit Cole trade.

Latest NL East News 

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post got Dave Martinez‘s thoughts on the pitcher hitting eighth next season for the Washington Nationals. She also got Daniel Murphy‘s thoughts on Kevin Long being his hitting coach again.

Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald gets Derek Jeter‘s thoughts on the fans’ frustration with the organization.

The Braves designated Adrian Gonzalez for assignment shortly after acquiring him.

Matt Gelb of writes about how the Philadelphia Phillies’ recent spending gives the team credibility.

Latest on MMO

Matt Balasis analyzes the Mets success in the often ignored stat of BABIP.

This Day in Mets History

1969: Tom Seaver is named Sportsman of the Year.

Birthdays: Josh Edgin turns 31.

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