According to a team official close to ESPN New York's Adam Rubin, the Mets will announce that they will adjust the dimensions at Citi Field after the World Series ends. Nothing new or surprising was revealed but he did mention what Sandy Alderson and others had previously mentioned.
Joel Sherman's article about the Mets' potentially game-changing winter received a lot of airplay around the blogosphere on Friday. Here are reactions to that piece from Howard Megdal, Metszilla and The 'Ropolitans. There's plenty more Jose Reyes and David Wright love where that came from.
David Lennon reports that the Mets are very wary of the Nationals and they wouldn't be surprised if Reyes ends up there. That's going to be an incredibly scary team even without Jose. With him? I don't even want to think about that.
Jose Reyes is up for the Players Choice Comeback Player of the Year award.
Toby Hyde looks through the mailbag at bad David Wright
trades traids. If Sandy Alderson were to sell that low on David, I might have to jump on the #FireSandyAlderson bandwagon. Luckily, I know that'll never ever happen.
The Mets outrighted Dale Thayer, Manny Alvarez and Val Pascucci off of the 40 man roster yesterday. Ted Berg pours one out for Pascucci.
Finally, the Mets and Yankees are scheduled to meet in spring training this season. It'll be interesting to see what the Mets roster looks like come spring training. Sigh.
The World Series heads to Texas tonight at 8:05, as the Rangers and Cardinals face off in game three. Tied at one game apiece, the Rangers will send Matt Harrison to the mound to face off against the Cardinals' Kyle Lohse.
Patrick Flood continues his informative look at long term contracts, this time focusing on the outfielders. A certain center fielder happened to place number one on the list. #BlameBeltran
Deadspin looks at Joe Buck, Tim McCarver and baseball announcers' passion for doing "the little things".
Texas' Ian Kinsler and Elvis Andrus are the best double play combo in baseball.
Theo Epstein has officially left the Red Sox to take over as the Cubs' President of Baseball Operations and a press conference to announce the move will take place on Tuesday's World Series off day. There was no announcement on the compensation headed to Boston but that will likely be addressed in the next 10 days. Meanwhile, the Cubs asked for and received permission to speak with Padres GM Jed Hoyer, who's been rumored to become the Cubs' GM under Epstein. Finally, Red Sox assistant GM Ben Cherington is expected to be named the new General Manager.
Bud Selig sat down with Bob Costas to discuss the state of Major League Baseball. There's certainly some interesting information in there regarding changes that could be made in the near future.