Meet the Mets
As the season went along, it was obvious that the Mets would not be playing in this year’s World Series. The Mets can learn from the two teams still playing to help them reach their goals going forward.
The Mets still need to fill out the rest of their coaching staff, and there are plenty of potential candidates for bench coach out there.
There are quite a few prospects who are flourishing in the Arizona Fall League.
Around the NL East
The National League East is now filled with three rookie managers, Don Mattingly, and Brian Snitker.
Around the Majors
It is a record you wouldn’t expect Clayton Kershaw to own, but Kershaw set a new record for most home runs allowed in a single postseason.
The chatter surrounding the “slicker” balls used in the World Series continues to grow, and Justin Verlander thinks there is definitely a noticeable difference between the balls used in the postseason and World Series.
Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly pointing a gun at a food delivery person.
Yesterday at AA
Robert Wolff reviewed Josh Smoker’s frustrating season.
This Date in Mets History
Tom Seaver won the second Cy Young of his career on this date in 1973. He owned a sparkling 2.08 ERA that season and struck out 251 batters.
In 2015, Noah Syndergaard made a statement with the first pitch he threw in Game 3 of the World Series. He was a little shaky later on, but David Wright and the offense backed him up for the victory.