1:58 AM EST, Tue January 17, 2017
Amazin Avenue

Mets Morning News: Darling’s dream

Your Sunday morning dose of Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Ron Darling tells the Daily News he’s very bullish on the young Mets rotation. To the surprise of very few, Noah Syndergaard made Joel Sherman’s list of the best players younger than 25. Former Mets pitching coach and Yankees pitcher Mel Stottlemyre has returned home healthy after his scare at the hospital. Around the NL East Fish Stripes continued its top 100 Marlins series, with Emilio Bonifacio coming in 53rd. The Phillies have signed former top prospect and Mets pitcher Pedro Beato. Bryce Harper released...

New York Post

Masahiro Tanaka’s ace-like 2017 would put Yankees in a bind

The Yankees probably can’t win in 2017 unless Masahiro Tanaka performs again like a top-of-the-rotation stalwart. Yet, that might make winning in 2018 more difficult. Tanaka can opt out of his seven-year, $155 million contract after next season, and short of significant injury, the righty almost certainly will. He is due three years at $67...