Mets Notes: Niese, Gee, Murphy, Nickeas

The latest on the Mets..

  • Earlier today at the GM meetings, Sandy Alderson brought up the idea of possibly trading Jon Niese or Dillon Gee unprompted, according to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News (via Twitter).  The Mets will listen on anyone but are more reluctant to move Niese than others.
  • A Mets official told Mike Puma of the New York Post (via Twitter) that the team probably won’t trade Daniel Murphy because of the void it would create at second base.  Jordany Valdespin would be the alternative and he isn’t viewed highly enough in the organization to be moved up into that slot.
  • The Mets announced that they have agreed to terms with catcher Mike Nickeas on a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training.

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