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MLB hot stove: GM Sandy Alderson says no 'slam dunk' shortstop option out there for Mets

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — He again made it known that he doesn't believe there isn't a great option out there for the Mets to acquire and certainly not someone who provides an obvious value upgrade over Wilmer Flores.
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Mets over Yankees? Bovada bets on New York power shift

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Is the club from Queens the new king of New York?
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MLB hot stove: Mets would give up another draft pick for 'Nelson Cruz kind of situation'

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — General manager Sandy Alderson says that he would not be averse to also losing a second-round pick in the 2015 draft if it means signing the right guy.
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MLB hot stove: Arizona Diamondbacks reportedly in on Yasmany Tomas, Phillies possibly backing off

NJ.com (Matt Lombardo | For NJ Advance Media) — Power-hitting 23-year-old Cuban outfielder could fetch a $100 million guaranteed contract.
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Mets hot stove: Are Mets waiting on Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — The Red Sox have been on a spending spree this week, signing Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval. It's created a glut of position players in Boston.
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Mets waiting to see if Red Sox will dangle Xander Bogaerts

NY Post (Dan Martin) — The Mets remain willing to let the market take shape and see if anything develops to their liking in their continued search for a starting shortstop. One new name that...
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Mets' Matt Harvey: 'Spring training can't come quick enough'

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — After taking a month off, Harvey says he has been throwing flat ground and long tossing and that "everything feels normal."
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WATCH: Michael Cuddyer, Jacob deGrom and the Mets wish you Happy Holidays

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — It's that time of year. The time of year when teams put out holiday videos wishing fans a season's greetings.
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Mets eyeing lefty reliever who stunk it up in Boston last season

NY Post (Dan Martin) — While it’s not exactly the high-profile name Mets fans are clamoring for this offseason, the team has been in touch with Craig Breslow as a potential lefty addition to the...
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Grandy expects to be a hit for Mets at new Citi Field

NY Daily News (ANTHONY MCCARRON) — Curtis Granderson has heard how cozier Citi Field dimensions would’ve netted him nine more home runs last season, according to a Mets video.
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MLB hot stove: Mets and other teams show interest in lefty reliever Craig Breslow

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Breslow, a 34-year-old Yale product, is coming off a tough 2014 season in Boston but one that is an outlier in his career. Breslow posted a 5.96 ERA with the Red Sox in 2014 but had a 2.82 career...
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MLB hot stove: Buddy Carlyle drawing interest from Mets and other teams

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — After debating whether to retire after the 2014 season, Buddy Carlyle is looking for a contract for next year. The pitcher became a free agent after the Mets out-righted him last month.
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Pablo Sandoval signing with Boston Red Sox could take Phillies out of Yasmany Tomas sweepstakes

NJ.com (Matt Lombardo | For NJ Advance Media) — After Sandoval signed with the Red Sox, the San Francisco Giants now have $90 million that could be spent on Cuban power hitting prospect.
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Is Mets' Matt Harvey working for Derek Jeter and 'The Players' Tribune'?

NJ.com (Charles Curtis | For NJ Advance Media) — It sure looks like the Mets ace is a "Players' Tribune" employee.
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MLB hot stove: Former Mets reliever Daisuke Matsuzaka to return to Japan

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Matsuzaka had expressed a preference to remain a starter at the end of the 2014 season and he will get that chance in Japan.
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MLB hot stove: With Yoan Mancada and Yasmany Tomas free agents, is there price bubble for Cuban players?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — As the market for Cuban players seems to get more expensive after years of countrymen earning success in the majors, another question has also become worth considering. Has all that driven up...
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Hall of Fame 2015: Mike Piazza is the best offensive catcher ever, so is this the year he finally makes it?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Only five catchers have posted a higher career WAR than Piazza, according to Fangraphs. And no other player who was predominantly a catcher in his career has a higher OPS than Piazza — nor...
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Jose Canseco's fiancee breaks it off after ex-slugger allegedly makes death threats

NJ.com (Charles Curtis | For NJ Advance Media) — Another great love story ends
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Ferguson grand jury decision gets athletes including LeBron James, DeSean Jackson reacting on social media

NJ.com (Charles Curtis | For NJ Advance Media) — Athletes all over the country took to social media to tweet and Instagram their reactions.
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Los Angeles Dodgers reportedly join Boston Red Sox in pursuit of Phillies' Cole Hamels

NJ.com (Matt Lombardo | For NJ Advance Media) — The list of teams showing interest in Hamels appears to be growing with MLB Winter Meetings looming.
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Blog Articles

Sandy talks shortstop markets

Bergen (Matt Ehalt) — One of the remaining storylines for the Mets this offseason will be whether the team brings in another shortstop, or enters the year with Wilmer Flores. Mets GM Sandy Alderson appeared on...
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Mets Trade Rumors: Xander Bogaerts will be on Mets' radar if Red Sox shop him

Amazin' Avenue (Andrew Gould) — The Red Sox have a surplus of position players after signing Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, but they are not expected to trade the young shortstop. When the Boston Red Sox snagged  Hanley...
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Olney: Juan Lagares among the top center fielders in baseball

Amazin' Avenue (Ben Margolin) — The Mets have one of the best center fielders in baseball, says Buster Olney. ESPN's Buster Olney unveiled his list of the top center fielders in baseball  this morning . Juan Lagares, winner of...
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Amazin' Avenue Audio, Episode 95: Up all night with your e-mails

Amazin' Avenue (Jeffrey Paternostro) — Jeffrey shares some thoughts about the 40-man roster. Chris shares some thoughts about guitar music. Run Time: 1:00:32 In the "The Mets shouldn't let Dallas Green anywhere near Matt Harvey ,...
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Top 10: The fastest Mets (Part 2)

ESPN (Mark Simon) — Mark Cunningham/Getty ImagesThe two fastest Mets of all-time, side-by side, circa 2011.This is the fourth in a series of lists we will be generating related to the history of the New York Mets....
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Mets Morning News: The hot stove heats up, as the Mets show interest in bullpen pieces

Amazin' Avenue (Steve Schreiber) — Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Rumor has it that the Mets are interested in former Red Sox lefty Craig...
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Immigration, Ferguson, Oyster Bay tax hike -- all in one post-election season

$Newsday For public officials, the thinking typically goes that you wait until after the election to wrestle with the risky stuff.
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But can go into Spring Training with Flores

NY Daily News: Surfing The Mets (KRISTIE ACKERT) — Mets GM also says there is a possibility Matt Reynolds could be at SS at some point in 2015
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Report: Dice-K expected to return to Japan

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — Daisuke Matsuzaka#16 SPNew York Mets2014 STATSGM34W3L3BB50K78ERA3.89NEW YORK -- Daisuke Matsuzaka is expected to accept an offer from the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks to return to his native Japan, the...
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Mets Rumors: Mets interested in reliever Craig Breslow

Amazin' Avenue (Colby Conetta) — The Mets have shown interest in the 34-year-old left-handed reliever. One of the main goals of the offseason for the Mets is to add another left-handed reliever to join Josh Edgin in the...
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Thanksgiving advice: We’re here to help

$Newsday Two days before Thanksgiving and the preparations have started in earnest: shopping, brining, blind-baking and, perhaps, a little panicking. Relax, we’re here to help--in a variety of social media...
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Sparkling dinner at Bistro Etc., Port Washington

$Newsday If you think that France has a lock on sparkling wine, Bistro Etc. in Port Washington wants to change your mind. Chef-owner Karen Melanie is cooking a prix-fixe dinner on Dec. 10 that pairs four...
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Top 10: The fastest Mets (Part I)

ESPN (Mark Simon) — Getty ImagesLen Dykstra and Rickey Henderson are among those whose speed was greatly valued.This is the fourth in a series of lists we will be generating related to the history of the New York...
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Mets Morning News: Piazza looks for his chance on crowded Hall of Fame ballot

Amazin' Avenue (Chris Strohmaier) — Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets It was announced yesterday that Mike Piazza will return to the Hall of Fame ballot with some...
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First look: My Hall of Fame ballot

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — NEW YORK -- The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will announce its 2015 class of inductees on Jan. 6 at 2 p.m.Eligible voters who have been members of the Baseball Writers' Association of...
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Mets announce spring training dates

Bergen (Matt Ehalt) — The Mets announced their spring training dates today. Here are the details: Feb. 19: Pitchers and catchers report Feb. 21: First workout Feb. 24: Position player report Feb. 26: First full squad...
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Mets Spring Training: Pitchers and catchers to report February 19, position players February 24

Amazin' Avenue (Chris McShane) — The Mets announced the report dates for spring training in 2015. Earlier today, the Mets announced that pitchers and catchers will report to spring training on Thursday, February 19, 2015....
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Mets set official report dates

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — NEW YORK -- The Mets have set the official dates for spring-training reporting in Port St. Lucie, Florida.Pitchers and catchers report: Feb. 19Physicals: Feb. 20First workout: Feb. 21Position...
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Closed in Long Beach: Geri's

$Newsday Hot biscuits. Braised short ribs. Pork osso buco. These are some of the comforts recalled from Geri’s in Long Beach, which is now closed.
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P.J. Clarke's in Woodbury opening Monday

$Newsday Attention, paparazzi: P.J. Clarke's in Woodbury opens Monday at 5 p.m.
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