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Mets Morning News: Anyone want to be the Mets’ GM? Bueller?

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

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Meet the Mets

There will be five managerial and two general manager positions open this offseason. Bill Madden takes a look at who would want to fill those vacancies and reiterates that the challenging environment in the Mets organization may warrant someone with more experience.

Around the National League East

The Braves announced yesterday that they will start Sean Newcomb in Game 3 of the NLDS against Walker Buehler and the Dodgers. The Dodgers lead the series 2-0.

Federal Baseball collected some quotes from throughout the season about the Nationals that were overlooked.

Around Major League Baseball

Gary Sanchez’s two home runs carried the Yankees to victory at Fenway Park, evening the series 1-1.

Gerrit Cole put on a clinic, striking out twelve Indians en route to a 3-1 victory for the Astros, who now lead the series 2-0.

Wade Miley takes on German Marquez in Game 3 of the Brewers/Rockies series. The Brewers lead the series 2-0.

Christian Yelich insists that despite the story the numbers tell, the launch angle revolution is not the reason for his success.

As bullpens are becoming increasingly important in the sport, especially in the postseason, Joel Sherman notes that in nine out of the ten games played in October so far, the team with the starter who had the superior Game Score won the game.

This time of year, a graveyard in Hawthorne, NY sees an uptick in visitors, as baseball fans make the trek to pay homage to Babe Ruth at his final resting place.

Aaron Gleeman looks back at the career of Joe Mauer, who was every bit the player people thought he would be when he was a prospect.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

I curated video highlights of Jacob deGrom’s historic 2018 season.

This Date in Mets History

On October 7, 2006 the Mets swept the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS.