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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Word at the winter meetings is that Jerry Blevins is seeking a three-year deal with a $5.5 million to $6 million salary annually. That's going to be beyond the Mets' appetite. The Mets may not bring in any relievers via free agency until January.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have released RB C.J. Spiller and KR Jeremy Ross. You knew there would be some fallout after last night's debacle. Spiller played in four games (31 offensive snaps). He had three rushes, one reception and five kickoff returns. This is the third time Ross has been released since the preseason. He returned six kickoffs last night, averaging 20 yards. This means PR/KR Jalin Marshall likely is returning from a concussion.

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Jets closing in on top-five draft pick

By FPI's measure, Gang Green's odds of picking fifth or better next April are now at 74.3 percent. The Jets are just behind the 3-9 Bears in the "race" to pick higher. Projected draft order

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Seth Lugo is under consideration to pitch for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic. Terry Collins said he hasn't heard any confirmed commitments to WBC from the Mets.

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Jim Witalka ESPN Producer 

Terry Collins seems taken with the idea of having Tim Tebow in the organization. Just said, "If he's not in camp (in the spring), I'll find a way to get him over. "

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins says the Mets have a capable alternative in Addison Reed to close if Jeurys Familia is suspended by MLB. The simple assault charge may be dropped at a hearing on Dec. 15, although that would not preclude Familia getting suspended.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins reacts to the re-signing of Yoenis Cespedes. Collins added that Curtis Granderson, barring a trade, will play a lot of center field.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins on Chris Sale to the Red Sox and not the Nationals: "We dodged a bullet."

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins was noncommittal on Zack Wheeler in the bullpen, but acknowledged it may make sense to start the season as a reliever in order to keep his innings in check before entering the rotation later in the year.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins says David Wright will be in Port St. Lucie beginning in January. Wright is due to begin baseball activity shortly. Collins hopes Wright will play, maybe, four days in a row and then have a day off during the season.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins says Travis d'Arnaud and Michael Conforto likely will get some exposure to first base during spring training. Collins already has spoken with Jose Reyes about exposure to center field in spring training.

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ESPN Stats & Info

The Giants haven't seen this Dak Prescott

In his NFL debut, Prescott didn't threaten the Giants downfield, averaging just 3.6 yards per attempt on throws of 15-plus yards. Since then, he's averaged 14.9 YPA with five TDs on such throws. (ESPN Stats & Info)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Teams asked the Mets about Robert Gsellman and were told by Sandy Alderson the club has no intention of trading him.

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