According to Newsday's Marc Carig, the Mets are "positioned to move fairly quickly" in regards to trading either Curtis Granderson or Jay Bruce.
Mets and C Rene Rivera avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.75 million contract.
Jacob deGrom (elbow) said Friday that he's close to beginning a throwing program.
Steven Matz (elbow) expects to begin throwing soon.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said that the team is anticipating the possibility that Jeurys Familia might not be eligible to pitch at the start of the 2017 season.
According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, the Mets have made it clear that they don't have any intention to trade Michael Conforto or Juan Lagares.
Chris Cotillo of SB Nation hears that Jay Bruce's eight-team no-trade list hasn't changed since the summer.
Mets re-signed OF Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year, $110 million contract.
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports hears that Curtis Granderson is of interest to the Blue Jays.
Marc Carig of Newsday reports that Curtis Granderson has received more trade interest than Jay Bruce.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick confirms the Blue Jays are "making a push" for Jay Bruce.
Marc Carig of Newsday hears "it's possible" Curtis Granderson gets moved.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Yoenis Cespedes is headed back to the Mets.
Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports hears that optimism is "growing" with the Mets that they can re-sign outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.
Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News doesn't expect the Mets to bring back Rene Rivera.