June 17, 2021

Mets Morning News: A Star(ling) is born (Amazin’ Avenue)

Meet the Mets

The Mets are interested in Starling Marte, according to Jon Heyman. He is a right-handed center fielder, which the Mets see as filling a hole on the roster.

Should Seth Lugo be a reliever or a starter? Anthony DiComo weighs in.

Bradford William Davis of the New York Daily News explores what the Mets should do about their catching position.

Around the National League East

Federal Baseball debates whether Anthony Rendon or Steven Strasburg should be the primary focus this winter.

The Braves may be big spenders this winter, if their ownership group is to be believed.

The Marlins may take a chance on Greg Bird.

Around Major League Baseball

You can read Rob Manfred’s comments in response to the upheaval of the minor league system here.

The Yasmani Grandal and Will Smith signings were an indication that teams are still willing to pay for elite players with their best years ahead of them, writes Joel Sherman.

Josh Reddick had surgery on his left AC joint.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Yesterday, we released another round of staff offseason plans—this time from myself and Ken Lavin.

Chris McShane covered the Mets’ interest in Starling Marte.

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