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Mets Morning News: Who will manage the Mets?

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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

Whatever sanctions the Braves will face stemming from the investigation that led to the ouster of GM John Coppolella are likely to be announced after the World Series has concluded.

The Phillies are considering Brad Ausmus for their managerial opening.

Stephen Strasburg was fantastic for the Nationals in game one against the Cubs, but he got no support from the rest of the team.

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.

Around MLB

Joe Girardi made what many deemed some very questionable decisions in the Yankees loss to the Indians.

The Astros once again proved to be too much for the Red Sox to handle.

Justin Turner helped lead the Dodgers to victory over the Diamondbacks.

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.