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Mets Morning News: Has reality sunk in yet?

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

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Meet the Mets

It's been over 24 hours since the Mets clinched the National League pennant. Relive the celebration with our video recap.

We also have the best quotes from key players summed up here.

Speaking of quotes, Noah Syndergaard is already very confident that the Mets will bring home another trophy in a week or two.

With the league title in hand, Terry Collins will certainly see his option for next year get picked up, but after that, he's only looking for a two-year extension at most.

Juan Uribe has been participating in baseball acitivities and could be healthy enough to play in the World Series. Then again, maybe he won't be on the roster.

All year long we knew that New York's rotation could do serious damage if it got into the postseason. That prophecy has been fulfilled so far, with Mets starters holding opponents to a .596 OPS.

Unlike Mets teams of the recent past, this one is getting clutch performances as well as some big breaks.

The legend of Daniel Murphy didn't start this October. He was a hero back in college as well.

Around the NL East

The Marlins are looking for a new manager! One potential skipper is Rick Renteria. Another just got dumped by Los Angeles.

Washington is also undergoing a manager search, and here's the latest on that situation. I say they hire San Francisco bench coach Ron Wotus just so "Wotus for POTUS" becomes a thing.

Meanwhile, the Phillies are expected to hire their new general manager soon.

Around Major League Baseball

The Dodgers have parted ways with manager Don Mattingly, and one of the candidates to replace him is Mets bench coach Bob Geren.

Jim Caple at ESPN tries to convince National League fans to pay attention to Game 6 of the ALCS tonight.

The Cubs have the talent to be World Series contenders for the next few years, but Grant Brisbee reminds us that baseball isn't so predictable.

MLB is looking to stop teams from spraying champagne into the stands after big wins. Terry Collins did a lot of that on Wednesday night.

Yesterday at Amazin' Avenue

Brian Salvatore researched how teams that swept the League Championship Series in the past have done in the World Series.

Brian also ruminated on the optimal Mets World Series roster.

This date in Mets history

Despite the presence of Dwight Gooden on the mound, the Mets lost Game 5 of the 1986 World Series in Boston.