Now that the Mets have hired a GM and a manager, they're set to begin a quiet offseason. Here are some details on their winter plans:
- In case there was any doubt remaining, Andy Martino of the New York Daily News makes things clear: there is "absolutely no way" Derek Jeter becomes a Met, according to a source with direct knowledge of the team's thinking.
- As Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog notes, GM Sandy Alderson repeated on WFAN that the Mets won't be pursuing "top end" free agents like Cliff Lee this offseason.
- Joel Sherman of the New York Post writes that Alderson risked shortening his own honeymoon period when he chose Terry Collins as manager.