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Mets Morning News: Melvin wants to be back in baseball, Sox 1-0 lead

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Meet the Mets

It doesn’t look like the Mets are going to be the first team in sports to hire a female GM.

Three years ago, Doug Melvin thought he was done as a GM, but as he appears to be a front runner for the Mets GM job, he is “eager to get back into the baseball grind.”

Chaim Bloom’s second interview with the Mets is scheduled for tomorrow.

Matt Ehalt lists three things you should know about Mets GM candidate Brodie Van Wagenen.

Tim Britton wonders if the Mets have figured out what they want in a GM.

Jacob deGrom, along with Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola, was named a finalist for the MLBPA Outstanding Pitchers in the NL.

Our very own Linda Surovich was featured in SB Nation’s Women of SB Nation.

Around the National League East

The Mesa signings show a new approach for the Marlins.

Dave Martinez’s coaching staff will be returning to the Nationals for the 2019 season.

Around Major League Baseball

In Game 1 of the World Series, the Red Sox defeated the Dodgers 8-4.

Thanks to Mookie Betts, we all get free tacos.

Manny Machado isn’t comfortable being the villain everyone wants him to be.

Fangraphs looks at some of the World Series players watched when they were kids.

Rob Mains looks at how pitchers would fair if they faced only Mike Trout or Chris Davis.

Doug Glanville writes about the trouble diverse MLB managerial candidates experience.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Coming in at number one in Steve Sypa’s best Mets minor league pitchers he saw this year was Justin Dunn, while Zach Rheams was the ninth best hitter he saw.

Vasilis Drimalitis looked back at Paul Sewald’s 2018 season.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 2000, the Mets beat the Yankees in Game 3 of the World Series.