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Mets Morning News: Long not long for Mets?

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

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Meet the Mets

David Wright spoke about his connection with a fellow Virginian, rookie Chris Taylor of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

It would appear hitting coach Kevin Long is on his way out, and possibly headed across town to the Yankees.

Tomas Nido is raking in the Arizona Fall League. The catcher is the No. 9 prospect in the Mets system, according to MLB.com.

The team is considering the addition of Tim Teufel to new manager Mickey Callaway’s coaching staff. After five seasons as the team’s third base coach, last year Teufel was a roving minor league instructor in the organization.

The Single-A Cyclones won the Larry MacPhail Award, which recognizes "exceptional promotions and marketing efforts both on the field and in the community."

Around the NL East

The Braves have hit pause on their search for a general manager. The team is awaiting the results of a league investigation into wrongdoing from the front office.

Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the Marlins’ first World Series title. Relive it with Fish Stripes.

Federal Baseball argued the Nationals should pursue Joe Girardi to replace deposed manager Dusty Baker.

The Good Phight made a similar argument for the Phillies.

Around the Majors

Astros manager A.J. Hinch reportedly got into a fight at a hotel bar following Game 1 of the World Series.

Rawlings released its list of Gold Glove finalists.

Yesterday at AA

The Mets outrighted Tommy Milone from the 40-man roster. The 30-year-old pitcher has elected to enter free agency.

The Amazin’ Avenue Audio crew welcomed Merritt Rohlfing of Let's Go Tribe to learn more about new manager Mickey Callaway, the former pitching coach of the Indians.

Check out season reviews for Addison Reed and Tyler Pill.

This Date in Mets History

On this day 31 years ago, in Game 7 of the World Series, the Mets engineered their second comeback in a row against the Boston Red Sox to claim the franchise’s second title.