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Mets Morning News: The Indians are heading to the World Series, Cubs fight back against Dodgers

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

ALCS - Cleveland Indians v Toronto Blue Jays - Game Five Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

Hindsight is always 20/20, but there are some former Mets that got away who starred in this year’s playoffs.

The catching position was a bit of a disappointment in 2016, so what are the Mets’ options as they look toward 2017?

Tim Tebow recorded his second hit in the Arizona Fall League and is now 2-for-20 since play began.

Ten years later, it might be time to let Carlos Beltran off the hook.

Baseball had a starring role on Seinfeld throughout its run on television. Keith Hernandez made a memorable appearance, but there was so much more going on behind the scenes.

Around the NL East

The Braves have many questions they will need to answer this offseason, including what to do with Nick Markakis.

The Marlins face an uncertain future especially without their fallen ace, an ace who so loved Miami he considered switching agents.

The Phillies are in rebuild mode and they will have a roster that consists of players with zero playoff hits.

Wilson Ramos is most likely out as the Nationals’ catcher, but they might already have his replacement.

Around the Majors

Rookie Ryan Merritt kept the Blue Jays in check, and as a result the Indians are heading to the World Series. The unbelievable Andrew Miller was named MVP of the ALCS.

With the Blue Jays’ elimination, there will be no Wild Card team in the World Series.

In the NLCS, there was a controversial call at the plate that replay failed to overturn for the Dodgers. The Cubs took full advantage and beat LA 10-2.

AJ Preller’s 30-day suspension from his duties as Padres GM ended.

This Date in Mets History

Happy Birthday, Keith Hernandez!

Tom Seaver was good but not good enough in Game 6 of the 1973 World Series. The A’s won the game 3-1, as the Mets could not muster any offense against Catfish Hunter.