Morning Briefing: Brew Crew Not Done Adding

Good morning Mets fans! The Milwaukee Brewers have already added Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain to their arsenal this offseason, and they still have the cap room to add a starter. It’s getting hot in here, isn’t it?

Latest Mets News

According to Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic, the Mets are looking at Eduardo Nunez, Todd Frazier, Neil Walker and Josh Harrison as candidates to fill the needs at second and/or third base.

Rosenthal says the Mets are “simply looking for the best bang for their buck.”

Ken makes a “radical suggestion” to the Mets trying to pick the player with the best value, “pick the player you like best and get that guy.”

Latest MLB News

Brewers owner Mark Attanasio told Adam McCalvy of MLB.com, that even after adding Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain there is still room in the payroll to add one of the big free agent pitchers.

McCalvy also caught up with Ryan Braun who confirmed that he is “game for trying first base.” Braun also said he has also talked to general manager David Stearns about playing some second base.

According to Robert Murray of FanRag Sports, the Diamondbacks and RHP Neftali Feliz have come to terms on a deal.

While speaking with USA Today about the slow free agent market this offseason, Kenley Jansen said “maybe we need to go on strike, to be honest with you.”

Latest NL East News

The Philadelphia Phillies and former Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez have agreed to terms on a minor league deal with an invite to big league camp.

Talking Chop discusses how Braves top prospect Ronald Acuna is hoping to earn a spot on the opening day roster.

According to the New York Daily News, Terry Francona’s son Nick bashed Phillies manager Gabe Kapler for perceived anti-military bias.

Latest on MMO

Joe D opens the MMO Mailbag and answers a question on Jose Reyes’ role next season.

Josh Finkelstein debates if the Mets should’ve signed Lorenzo Cain instead of Jay Bruce.

Finkelstein also makes the case for the Mets to consider signing Lance Lynn.

This Day in Mets History

1989: The game-winning RBI stat is dropped with Mets first baseman Keith Hernandez being the all-time leader with 129 GW RBIs.

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