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Mets Morning News: Nationals eliminated, real deal for Neil?

Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

Tim Tebow remained hitless in the Arizona Fall League, but he picked up his first walk and run scored.

Of the 10 teams to reach the postseason, FanGraphs’ Jeff Sullivan called the Mets one of the most “volatile” when it comes to projecting a postseason berth in 2017, due to injuries and roster uncertainty.

BP Mets bid farewell to Stefan Sabol, a fringe prospect who likely lost his roster spot to Tebow and his muscular neck.

Speaking of the roster, the Mets have a $17.2 million decision to make on Neil Walker.

Around the NL East

The Dodgers eliminated the Nationals from the playoffs with a 4-3 win in Game 5 of their NLDS. Mets fan everywhere are super torn up about it.

The Miami Heat and Florida Panthers honored late Marlins ace Jose Fernandez by wearing practice jerseys and in-game sweaters, respectively, with his name and number emblazoned on them.

Talking Chop wants to know what you think of their decision to hire Brian Snitker as the Braves’ full-time manager.

Here are 10 things The Good Phight learned about the Phillies in 2016.

Around the Majors

Two days after throwing 110 pitches, Clayton Kershaw saved Game 5 for the Dodgers.

Which losing teams in 2016 will make the playoffs next season?

The most-improved hitters of 2016, according to xStats.

Yesterday at AA

Terry Collins revealed that 2017 could very well be his last season managing the Mets.

As manager of the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League, first base coach Tom Goodwin could be auditioning for the vacant managerial positions in Las Vegas and Brooklyn.

This Date in Mets History

In 1969, the Mets won Game 3 of the 1969 World Series against the Orioles, behind a home run and spectacular center field defense from Tommie Agee.

It’s the 34th birthday of former Mets outfielder Ryan Church, who made the last out at Shea Stadium.