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Mets Morning News: Terry and Sandy are back on board, hopefully ready to finish the job

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Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.

Greg Fiume

Meet the Mets

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Sandy Alderson is back through 2017 and the extension for the GM is the right move. Now will the Mets give him some money to spend? Can he catch the first place Nationals? Here's the transcript of his conference call with the media. Alderson said the team will announce next year's coaching staff at the end of the season but it will not include Tim Teufel moving to hitting coach.

The Mets have shut down Jacob deGrom before his last start of the year. It's been a great season and in Mets history, an elite rookie season.

Jenrry Mejia is going to go under the knife on October 2nd to fix his sports hernia. Juan Lagares will avoid surgery but he won't play again this season. Same for Dilson Herrera and Vic Black.

The NL Rookie of the Year race between Billy Hamilton and Jacob deGrom isn't really a race.

Ex-Met pitcher Collin McHugh reflected on his tenure in New York.

Toby Hyde shared the Mets instructional league roster and schedule.

Around the NL East

The Braves fell to the Pirates 3-2, while the Marlins blanked the Phillies 2-0.

Atlanta has offered their GM job to John Hart, who has taken over as the interim GM. At Talking Chop, Scott Coleman writes that Bobby Cox needs to go away.

Around the Majors

The Pirates clinched a playoff spot for the 2nd straight season.

Felix Hernandez got rocked and the Mariners lost their fourth straight game, putting a playoff spot in doubt.

Yasiel Puig took exception to Madison Bumgarner hitting him with a pitch and the benches cleared.

It's been a nightmare season for the Rangers and now Jurickson Profar is going to be shut down with shoulder instability.

The Giants are boycotting beat writer Andrew Baggarly because of something he wrote.

Want to see Derek Jeter's top 10 career highlights reenacted with Legos? If not, you definitely want to watch Keith Olbermann's takedown of Jeter.

Yesterday At AA

Aaron Yorke previewed the series with the Nationals.

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