10:18 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014

Report: Japan club to offer Dice-K big deal

NEW YORK -- Daisuke Matsuzaka at the end of the season left open the possibility of returning to Japan, saying his priority is to return to a starting rotation. Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 RPNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM34 W3 L3 BB50 K78 ERA3.89 Well, Matsuzaka appears as though he will have a lucrative opportunity to do so. The Pacific League champion Fukuoka Softbank Hawks are planning to offer Matsuzaka a four-year deal to return to his native country, Sports Hochi reports.
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MLB hot stove: 5 possible trades Mets could make this offseason

So what trades could the Mets make to build up the team? Well, for one, there seems like an opening to trade a starting pitcher considering a numbers crunch in the rotation. And could an All-Star be dealt too?

Season review: Juan Lagares

2014 season: 116 games; .281/.321/.382; 4 HR; 47 RBI Evaluation: All the questions coming into the year regarding Juan Lagares centered around whether he could produce enough offensively. He’ had shown in 2013 that he was  Gold Glove caliber defender, …
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MLB hot stove: Do Mets have interest in Alex Rios?

Free agency began at 9 a.m. this morning and although the action is still yawning, here are a few things learned today.
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MLB hot stove: 5 free agents Mets should consider

Will winter be a time of action for the Mets? Here are five free agents they should consider, though each comes with his own questions and possible inhibitions.