Meet the Mets
Other teams are in the process of hiring new mangers and two names associated with the Mets have popped up. Bench coach Gary DiSarcina is on the list of 40 names the Rangers have compiled as they search for a new manager, and if Mickey Callaway were to lose his job the Twins would be interested in taking him on as skipper.
Around the National League East
Talking Chop’s latest podcast discusses the NLDS and the future of the team.
Around Major League Baseball
Gerrit Cole struggled a bit on the mound for Houston and gave up five runs for the first time in 2018.
David Price did not get through the five innings necessary to quality for the win so he remains winless in the postseason.
When the series heads to Houston, the Astros have lined up Dallas Keuchel and Charlie Morton as the Game 3 and Game 4 starters.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Mickey Callaway had an uneven first year as Mets’ skipper.
This Date in Mets History
The 1986 Mets also played a memorable game on this date. They were down late in Game 6 against Houston, when a rally in the ninth tied the game. They finally went ahead in the sixteenth inning and despite a Houston rally in the bottom of the inning, they held on for the victory and were headed to the World Series.