Meet the Mets
Travis d'Arnaud had his elbow surgery yesterday, which was a success.
Jacob deGrom is up for the Players' Choice Award for the NL's most outstanding rookie.
NorthJersey.com named its Mets pitching MVP, who shouldn't be a surprise.
Changes could be on the way to the Mets' bench staff, including at the hitting coach spot.
More offseason outlooks: Kristie Ackert at the Daily News lists five things Sandy Alderson needs to do to get the Mets to the postseason next year, Ed Coleman at WFAN thinks that it should be an interesting fall for the team, and NorthJersey.com has their take at the job Alderson has ahead of him during the offseason.
Around the Playoffs
There was no drama whatsoever in the NL Wild Card Game after Tuesday night's AL version ended in walk-off fashion. Madison Bumgarner threw a complete game four-hit shutout, and Brandon Crawford hit a fourth inning grand slam as the Giants crushed the Pirates 8-0 to move to the Division Series, where they'll take on the Nationals. Bumgarner celebrated the win by chugging four beers. At the same time.
Around the Majors
Here's a breakdown of Bumgarner's dominant win last night.
Grant Brisbee has a great piece about the maddening nature of baseball.
Pittsburgh's Russell Martin is set to be a free agent. Where could he be headed?
Despite their loss the other day, the A's will be on the upswing soon with a new group of players.
Who else besides Joe McEwing is in the running for Arizona's vacant managerial spot?
Baseball will experiment during the Arizona Fall League to try to speed up the pace of the game.
Yesterday at AA
Here's our season review looks at Jacob deGrom.
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