Morning Briefing: Mets Set to Host Prom Pictures as Hot Stove Goes Cold

Although many hoped that the trade of Christian Yelich and the signing of Lorenzo Cain would heat up the Hot Stove, that wishing amounted to naught as Saturday was another boring day on the free-agent front.

Latest on the Mets

Ken Davidoff of The NY Post lambasted Mets ownership in his most recent piece.

Callie Quinn’s prom tweet has finally reached 500k retweets! When the Mets promised her a chance to take prom pictures at Citi Field if she was retweeted 500k times, she stepped up the challenge and recruited celebrities and Mets players alike to help achieve her goal.

Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports breaks down the incentives in Jose Reyes‘s new deal.

John Harper of NY Daily Sports argues that the Mets should spend on Lance Lynn this offseason.

Latest in the MLB

Heyman reports that the Philadelphia Phillies have signed former-Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez to a minor-league deal with an invite to camp.

The Orioles plan to move Manny Machado to shortstop this season. Machado has been rumored to prefer a relocation back to his natural position.

Heyman lists the potential suitors for free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera.

Heyman also believes that San Francisco Giants could be contenders for Bryce Harper next offseason.

Pirates pitcher Nik Turley became the third pitcher in the past two days to receive a suspension for taking PEDs.

Latest on the NL East

Today, the Braves revealed their new mascot, Blooper.

Latest on MMO

Mathew Brownstein released his interview with Mets pitcher Josh Smoker. Note: This interview occurred before Smoker was designated for assignment yesterday.

John Sheridan describes how Justin Dunn‘s stock has plummeted.

In a recent Fan Shot, Rob Walsh argues that the Mets should acquire J.T. Realmuto.

Rob Piersall writes about the changes in Juan Lagares‘s new swing.

Piersall also wonders which player would have the grandest impact on the Mets: 3B Todd Frazier or SP Alex Cobb.

This Date In Mets History

The Mets selected Ken Singleton in January’s amateur draft in 1967.

Tsuyoshi Shinjo turns 46 today.

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