Morning Briefing: Bryce-Mas?

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Latest Mets News

Brodie Van Wagenen is interested in signing Bryce Harper. He will have to convince the Wilpons to sign the paycheck but hey, it’s a start!

Zach Britton and Adam Ottavino are high on the Mets wish list per Mike Puma of the NY Post.

The Mets are unlikely to take on Robinson Cano‘s contract and fork over a prospect unless Edwin Diaz or Mitch Haniger are coming with him.

The Mets hired Allard Baird as their VP/Assistant GM of Scouting and Player Development.

Zack Wheeler said the Mets have not discussed an extension with him yet.

Jeff McNeil seems unfazed by the Robinson Cano chatter.

The Mets are expected to make Chili Davis their next hitting coach per Jon Heyman of FanCred.

Mark Feinsand proposes five trade swaps that just might work.

Jim Riggleman spoke about his potential impact.

Frank Viola is now a pitching coach for the High Point Rockers of the Atlantic League.

Latest MLB News

A.J. Pollock is looking for Lorenzo Cain money per Bob Nightengale of USA Today.

The Yankees moved Ronald Torreyes to the Cubs for cash.

Pat Venditte was DFA’d in order for the Dodgers to add Adam McCreery.

Patrick Corbin will meet with the Yankees tomorrow per Joel Sherman of the NY Post.

Jeff Passan posted Yahoo’s free agent tracker.

Per Passan, the Blue Jays and Pirates are dangling Russell Martin and Francisco Cervelli, respectively.

Franmil Reyes underwent surgery for a torn meniscus.

Latest NL East News

Patrick Corbin has met with the Nationals per Buster Olney of ESPN.

Matt Gelb of The Athletic writes about why the Patrick Corbin addition could lead to more changes elsewhere.

Latest on MMO

John Sheridan writes about Robinson Cano as a trade target.

Over at MMN they report that the Mets have signed OF Dario Pizzano to a minor league deal.

The Long Island Ducks hired Wally Backman as their manager.

This Day in Mets History

1994: Mets traded Quilvio Veras to the Marlins for Carl Everett

2005: The Mets signed free agent closer Billy Wagner

Birthdays: Rick Anderson (62), Howard Johnson (58), Pedro Martinez (50)

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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.