Meet the Mets
The newest name to be floated as a potential manager for the Mets is Sandy Alomar Jr.
The Mets have hired Tony DeFrancesco to be the new manager of the Las Vegas 51s, bringing an end to Pedro Lopez’s short tenure there.
Around the NL East
Jacque Jones has been suspended from his position as a Nationals assistant coach after news broke that Jones is the subject of a revenge porn lawsuit.
Mookie Betts aggravated his wrist injury during Boston’s game against the Astros and had to be removed from the game.
Edwin Encarnacion had to leave the Yankees/Indians game with an ankle injury.
Diamondbacks coach Ariel Prieto was fined by MLB for wearing an Apple Watch during a game. The watches have been banned due to the Yankees/Red Sox sign-stealing scandal.
Yesterday at AA
Amazin’ Avenue managing editor Eric Simon announced that he’s stepping down after twelve years and handing the reins over to Chris McShane.
Lukas Vlahos reviewed Travis d’Arnaud’s 2017 season.
Steve Sypa reviewed the Kingsport Mets’ 2017 season.
Joe Sokolowksi was back with another edition of “This Week in Mets Quotes.”
This Date in Mets History
The Mets finished off an NLDS sweep of the Dodgers on this date in 2006.