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Latest Mets News

The Mets do not appear to be in the Manny Machado market per Jon Heyman. Heyman also mentions that the Mets are interested in Wilson Ramos and Martin Maldonado.

J.P. Riccardi is leaving the Mets organization for the Athletics.

Amed Rosario homered in the Japanese All-Star Series.

Keith Hernandez was inducted into the Rawlings Gold Glove Hall of Fame.

The Mets were listed as a team whose needs matchup with Cleveland per Buster Olney. Aside from Corey Kluber, Olney also lists Jason Kipnis and Yan Gomes as targets.

Mark Simon writes about who the most clutch Mets were.

Lindsey Adler of The Athletic chatted with Peter Alonso about his love for baseball.

Tim Britton of The Athletic writes about Brodie Van Wagenen’s first impressions.

Latest MLB News

Rob Manfred will be given a contract extension.

The Cubs will “listen” to offers for Kris Bryant per Buster Olney.

The Yanks have discussed a James Paxton deal with Seattle per Ken Rosenthal.

Joe Mauer is calling it quits after an illustrious career.

Carlos Zambrano is plotting a comeback.

Mark Feinsand writes about names generating buzz at the GM meetings.

Latest NL East News

Mark Zuckerman of MASN writes about the Nationals pursuit of a catcher.

Todd Zolecki of writes about the Phillies pursuit of Bryce Harper.

Latest on MMO

Yehuda Schwartz chats with Peter Alonso.

This Day in Mets History

Birthdays: Shawn Green turns 46, Butch Huskey turns 47, Kenny Rogers turns 54, Junior Noboa turns 54, Mike Vail turns 67.

Let’s go Mets!

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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.