In a video posted this week on the Mets official website, and emailed to fans, the team sent along holiday wishes, and presented a brief montage of highlights from the 2012 season.
It was all there, from Johan Santana's June 1 no-hitter, to Ike Davis' career-high 32 home runs, to David Wright passing Ed Kranepool for the team lead in career hits. That about covered it, right? Nothing else of note happened this year at Citi Field, after all.
Wait, what? Somebody won 20 games, and became the first Met to capture a Cy Young Award since Frank Viola? In 2012? And then he was traded to Toronto for top prospects? Are you sure?
Hmm. There must be another video coming soon.
SNY's Kevin Burkhardt reported that the Mets have serious interest in free-agent outfielder Grady Sizemore. Sizemore, 29, has seen his career stalled by knee and back injuries, and underwent microfracture surgery in September. He did not play last year, and will likely be out until at least midseason.
Meanwhile, a Mets insider told the Daily News a return of starter Chris Young was possible. Other reports linked the team to Francisco Liriano and Carl Pavano.
Although GM Sandy Alderson has mentioned interest in Liriano, a team source characterized the Pavano link this way: "We have reached out to a lot of starters. Surveying the market." … Mets' spring training report dates: Feb. 11 for pitchers and catchers, Feb. 16 for position players.
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