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Meet the Mets

Jay Bruce hasn’t been very popular in his short Mets tenure. Could the team trade him, though? One team executive thinks it’s a possibility.

The Mets have twelve arbitration-eligible players to make decisions on this offseason.

If the Yankees make Brian McCann available on the trade market, the Post’s George A. King III thinks the Mets would be stupid not to inquire about him.

John Harper of the Daily News thinks the Mets should pursue Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen.

Looking for some cool Mets sneakers? Reebok and Renarts have apparently paired up to create some kicks honoring Doc Gooden and Darryl Strawberry.

Around the NL East

The Nationals’ Wilson Ramos underwent ACL surgery and will be out 6-8 months.

The Steelers’ Antonio Brown wore cleats honoring Jose Fernandez in practice before the team’s game against the Dolphins.

Around MLB

The Indians took at commanding 3-0 lead over the Blue Jays in the ALCS. The did this despite Trevor Bauer being unable to pitch past the first inning due to a gruesome, bleeding finger.

Curt Schilling was very unhappy about his bloody sock game being compared to Bauer by fans on Twitter.

The Dodgers will start rookie Julio Urias in game four of the NLCS.

Terry Francona flipped the bird to a TBS camera during the ALCS game.

Before the game, an Ontario judge threw out an attempt to ban the Indians from using their name and logo in Canada.

Ben Zobrist has denied the Dodgers’ allegations that he was stealing signs.

The Toronto man who allegedly threw a beer can at Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim has apparently lost his job.

Dodgers star Adrian Gonzalez apparently refused to stay at the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago earlier this season, and was given alternate accommodations by the team. The team has not been staying at the Trump International during the playoffs.

Yesterday at AA

Steve Sypa helped you catch up on all the news from the first week of the Arizona Fall League.

Matt Varvaro delivered another Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.

This Date in Mets History

The 2006 Mets punched their ticket to game seven of the NLCS by beating Chris Carpenter on this date.