Morning Briefing: Who’s On Second?

The weather might finally be warming up outside and it looks like the hot stove is as well. By the way, sorry Bills fans.

As for the Mets, the question still remains: who is on second?

Latest Mets News

Josh Harrison coming to the Mets is unlikely according to Mike Puma of the NY Post. Puma also mentions Howie Kendrick as a potential fit for New York. I also wonder how former Met, Neil Walker factors into the discussion.

Noah Syndergaard is hanging out with a reptilian friend of the snake variety. In other news, Noah Syndergaard was put on the 60-day DL with a venemous snake bite. (Kidding)!

Latest MLB News

Joel Sherman of the NY Post says the Yankees are still going to stay under the luxury tax budget so a move to get Yu Darvish or Mike Moustakas would require a trade of Jacoby Ellsbury or David Robertson. Sherman also mentions the Orioles like Ellsbury a little but there’s a lot of hurdles to clear to move him still.

Robert Bradford makes a case for the Red Sox to give J.D. Martinez a deal more than five years.

Latest NL East News

Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic reports that the Nationals are interested in Lance Lynn.

Joe Frisaro of says the Marlins will likely keep Starlin Castro.

Talking Chop looks at the potential risks and rewards for a Christian Yelich/J.T. Realmuto blockbuster.

Latest on MMO

Joe D. chats with Bryan Hoch about MLB blogs.

Rob Piersall ponders if a Dominic Smith/Wilmer Flores platoon will work.

This Day in Mets History

Birthdays: Phil Mankowski turns 65, Ralph Terry turns 65.

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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