Happy Sunday, Mets fans!
Who said the first weekend of January is a slow weekend in Major League Baseball? Here’s what’s happening here in Flushing and around the league.
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The Mets also acquired outfielder Keon Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers for right-hander Bobby Wahl (acquired in the Jeurys Familia deal with Oakland last season), right-hander Adam Hill, and infield prospect Felix Valerio.
The Mets will be holding their annual community blood drive at Citi Field this Wednesday, January 9. Fans who donate will receive a pair of tickets to a 2019 home game.
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Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic gave updates on what’s cooking on the hot stove from around the league in his latest.
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle spoke with new Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi about what his first offseason might hold.
Latest NL East News
The Atlanta Braves’ first-round draft pick in 2018, Carter Stewart, enrolled at Eastern Florida State College for the 2019 spring semester, leaving Atlanta possibly in line for compensation, as per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Jamal Collier of MLB.com broke down the Nationals outfield situation in his latest.
Corey Seidman of NBC Sports Philadelphia broke down the Phillies’ 2019 payroll.
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This Date in Mets History
2004: The Mets signed relief pitcher Braden Looper, formerly of the Florida Marlins, to a free-agent deal.