Good morning, Mets fans! Let’s take a look at what’s happening around the league on this frigid Monday morning.
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Anthony DiComo of MLB.com took questions from the fan base in his latest Mets inbox segment.
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Cubs infielder Ben Zobrist spoke with Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic about his potential lame-duck status in Chicago, acknowledging he’s “one of the pawns,” adding “I don’t have a no-trade clause at this point, so I could be traded.”
Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com notes that the Red Sox have been in “active discussions” with free agent relievers, naming right-hander Shawn Kelley as having been “in contact,” as well as listing Brad Brach, Greg Holland, AJ Ramos, Justin Wilson and Oliver Perez as possible targets.
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David O’Brien of The Athletic notes that “[the] Braves’ [Alex Anthopoulos] said there were probably three outfielders available via free agency or trades who are fits for what [the] team wants,” naming Nick Markakis and A.J. Pollock as potential targets.
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This Date in Mets History
2002 – The Mets trade Benny Agbayani and Todd Zeile, cornerstones of the team’s 2000 NL pennant-winning team, to the Rockies in exchange for Alex Ochoa, Craig House and Ross Gload, then sent Lenny Harris, Glendon Rusch, and Ochoa to the Brewers for Jeromy Burnitz, Jeff D’Amico, Lou Collier and Mark Sweeney.