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The Mets are starting to round out the staff that will be surrounding manager Mickey Callaway. Kevin Long will not be returning as hitting coach and Pat Roessler will receive a promotion to take his place. Another crucial vacancy has been filled, as Dave Eiland will be the team’s pitching coach serving under Callaway.
Rickey Bones will return as the the bullpen coach, but Tom Goodwin will be moving on from being the team’s first base coach.
Keith Hernandez appeared to make an insensitive joke on the pregame show before Game 7.
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During the celebration, Carlos Correa surprised his girlfriend when he proposed to her on the field.
Los Angeles had plenty of baserunners in Game 7 but they just couldn’t come up with the big hit when they needed it most.
Tony La Russa is joining the Red Sox’s front office as an adviser.
There is currently a holdup that might prevent Japanese superstar Shoehei Otani from joining Major League Baseball next year.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
AJ Ramos was just ok after he joined the Mets last season.
Aaron Yorke thought Jay Bruce was good but not good enough to make up for all the other issues happening with the team.
Aaron also wrote about the hiring of Dave Eiland.
Brian Salvatore covered Pat Roessler’s promotion.
This Date in Mets History
Three Mets pitchers were good enough to garner Cy Young votes in 1976, but Tom Seaver, Jerry Koosman, and Jon Matlack all fell short of taking home the award.