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Mets Morning News: Brodie Van Wagenen officially named as Mets’ next GM

Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

World Series - Kansas City Royals v New York Mets - Game Five Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

The Mets have agreed to terms with Brodie Van Wagenan and will introduce him in a press conference at Citi Field next week, but apparently not on Tuesday.

Flashback: Endy Chavez does it again! But this time at 40 years old in the Venezuelan Winter League.

Around the National League East

The Good Phight puts you in Gabe Kapler’s shoes as they evaluate his 2018 season.

The Braves are pleased with their internal options at third base.

Around Major League Baseball

In Friday night’s (and Saturday morning’s) epic 18 inning game, one notable moment was Manny Machado admiring what he thought to be a home run. As a result, what probably would have been a double became a single.

The Red Sox took a 3-1 series lead in Game 4 of the World Series.

David Price will be the starter for the Red Sox on short rest in Game 5 tonight.

Major League Baseball apparently tried to put a stop to the tell-all story from “Baseball Cop.”

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Kenneth Lavin profiled Anthony Swarzak’s lackluster 2018.

Chris McShane covered the news that Brodie Van Wagenen will be the next head of the Mets’ front office.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1961, the construction of Shea Stadium began.