Meet the Mets
Reports say that the Mets new radio home will be WOR 710 AM. Howie Rose will be a part of the radio team, though the status of his partner Josh Lewin is less certain. Apparently, the Mets will be paid more than the $7 million that they were paid by WFAN.
Yesterday At AA
Jeff Paternostro wrote about Mets' pitching prospect Gabriel Ynoa, who had an excellent season with Savannah in 2013.
Around the Playoffs
Carlos Beltran is headed to his first World Series, folks. The Cardinals ripped apart Clayton Kershaw in game six of the NLCS last night, defeating the Dodgers 9-0 to complete the series. Michael Wacha was once again excellent, tossing seven shutout innings en route to wrapping up the NLCS MVP.
Around the Majors
At the start of last night's NLCS game, Dodgers' Scott Van Slyke and the Cardinals' Joe Kelly got into a strange standoff after the National Anthem that went on until right before the first pitch.
Rays 2011 first rounder Taylor Guerrieri is set to miss all of 2014 after having Tommy John surgery but now he'll also be suspended 50 games for testing positive for a drug of abuse, believed to be marijuana. It's Guerrieri's second offense.
The Reds are interested in trading Brandon Phillips this offseason. Phillips is a fantastic defender but considering he's owed $50 million through 2017, and at age 32 just put up a measly 91 wRC+ while playing half his games in a great hitter's park, that's probably a guy to pass on.
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