Meet the Mets
There's no going back now. Matt Harvey underwent successful Tommy John surgery yesterday in Florida with Dr. James Andrews and will miss all of 2014. Sigh.
The Mets reportedly watched Cuban pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne throw recently. Despaigne is 26 and there's not a ton of information on him, typically not a very good sign.
With Jim Leyland's retirement, Terry Collins is currently the oldest active manager in the game.
Yesterday At AA
James Kannengieser will begin giving out the prestigious Piazza Awards.
Steve Sypa looks at Korean first baseman Dae-Ho Lee, who played the last two seasons in Japan and is a free agent.
Jeff Paternostro revealed the top pitching prospect in the system that he saw, Rafael Montero.
Chris McShane wrote about the link between the 2011 A's and 2013 Mets and how Sandy Alderson could try to approach this winter.
Jeff Kopman asks whether the Mets should target David Price.
Chris Strohmaier writes that Mike Francesa threatened to out the operators of the @MikeFrancesaNY twitter account.
Around the Playoffs
The World Series opens up tonight in Boston, as Adam Wainwright and the Cardinals match up with Jon Lester and the Red Sox. Boston's mayor Thomas Menino told reporters that he hopes the Sox win the "World Series Cup".
Around the Majors
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