Morning Briefing: Wilpons Find Success In Other Venues

Good morning Mets fans ! It was a quiet weekend for baseball, but lets take a look below for the latest happenings around the league and the world of the Metropolitans.

Latest Mets News 

It was a quiet weekend for the Wilpons’ baseball franchise but their e-sports team is the odds on favorite to take home stage four of the Overwatch league. (Insert eye-roll here).

Latest MLB News

Baseball America delves into all-time No. 1 prospects that baseball has seen.

Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette sheds some light on the frustration building among Pirates players regarding the organization’s lack of activity.

Latest NL East News 

Matt Mullin of the Philly Voice looks at the seeming never ending saga surrounding the free agency of both Bryce Harper and Manny Machado.

Jamal Collier of MLB.com wonders aloud if the Nationals activity this off-season intrigues Harper.

Jay Clemons of NBC takes a look at the eight Atlanta players who made MLB’s Top 100 prospect list.

Adam Wells writes on the latest rumors regarding J.T. Realmuto and the Padres increasing interest over at Bleacher Report.

Latest on MMO

Jeffrey L. submitted an MMO Fan Shot looking at what he feels Mets fans should be buying into.

Harris submitted his own take on just how truly special Mariano Rivera was for the game we all love.

Mike Silva delivered his latest episode of Talkin’ Mets where he discusses all the drama surrounding Manny Machado and Bryce Harper.

Tim Ryders writes on why we should not count out Jason Vargas just yet.

Jacob Resnick discusses the spot on the 40-man roster the team will have to clear to make room for Justin Wilson.

Mojo Hill looks at the Mets prospects who made MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 list.

This Date in Mets History

1967: Mets selected Ken Singelton in the first round with the third overall pick of the free agent draft.

1971: Mets signed OF Benny Ayala.

2004: Mets signed 1B/3B Todd Zeile.

Birthdays: Tsuyoshi Shinjo turns 47.

For those who remember me, it’s good to be back writing this morning briefing that I helped launch when we first brought it to MMO. Thanks for reading and of course, Lets Go Mets!

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