Morning Briefing: Mets Bolster Infield Depth

Good morning, Mets fans! There are three more days until Pitchers and Catchers report and 47 more days until Opening Day!

Latest Mets News

Andy Martino of SNY first reported that Danny Espinosa has signed a minor league with the Nationals.

Jerry Blevins wrote a touching thank you letter to Mets fans.

Former Met employee Nick Francona wrote a first-hand account regarding MLB’s investigation on his departure from the Dodgers.

Former Met Rene Rivera agreed to a minor league deal with the Giants.

Tim Healey of Newsday has some pics from Port St.Lucie.

Zack Wheeler is ready for the challenge of the NL East.

Several of the Mets changed their uniform numbers.

Major League Baseball has shown interest in a Mets-Nationals matchup in London in 2020.

Baseball Prospectus released their 2019 projections of the Mets hitters in 2019.

Latest MLB News 

The Indians received some disappointing news when they learned that Francisco Lindor will miss the next 7-9 weeks with a right calf strain.

Matt Joyce tweeted out that he has signed a minor-league pact with the Indians.

Eric Fisher of MLB has the latest regarding the MLB owner meetings.

Reliever Alex Wilson agreed to a minor league deal with the Indians per Jeff Passan of ESPN.

According to Maury Brown of Forbes, MLBAM and the MLB has settled for a lawsuit regarding overtime pay for $1.3 million.

Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Diamondbacks have signed two veteran pitchers, Ricky Nolasco and Marc Rzepczynski, to minor league contracts.

Rick Vaughn of The Tampa Bay Times reminisced about the impact that Frank Robinson had on his life.

The Angels and Daniel Hudson agreed to a minor league deal.

Ryan Tepera lost his arbitration case versus the Blue Jays and will earn $1.525 million in 2019 according to Jeff Passan of ESPN.

Latest NL East News

Kyle Barraclough lost his arbitration case vs the Nationals and will command a $1.725 million salary for the 2019 campaign per Passan.

The Phillies and Sean Rodriguez came to terms on a minor league deal.

Latest on MMO

John Sheridan looks at MMO’s No.12 prospect Adrian Hernandez.

John Jackson compares the Mets offseason to the 2012-13 Red Sox’s.

Mojo Hill published an interview with Michael Paez.

Birthdays: Mookie Wilson (64), Todd Pratt (53), Doug Linton (55)

Let’s go Mets!

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