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Mets Morning News: Let the interviews begin!

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

Mayor Bloomberg Makes Announcement With MLB Commissioner Bud Selig And Mets Owner CEO Fred Wilpon Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images

Mets Morning News

Interviews with candidates for the Mets’ GM position are scheduled to begin this week.

The Post had a rundown on four of the top contenders for the GM position.

Did Mike Scott cheat in the 1986 NLCS? Ed Hearn has a bag of baseballs that he claims says he did.

Around the National League East

The Dodgers eliminated the Braves from the playoffs, though not before the Braves finally managed to score a run.

The Marlins fired around half of their coaching staff, because their struggles this season had nothing to do with using 24 rookies during the course of the year.

How did Kevin Long do in his first season with the Nationals?

Phillies pitching prospect Sixto Sanchez will miss the Arizona Fall League after he experienced a setback in his recovery from surgery.

Around Major League Baseball

The Yankees decision to start Luis Severino with an apparently extremely short warm-up backfired as their ace gave up six runs and they lost to the Red Sox.

Severino may not have had the worst outing of the night though, as umpire Angel Hernandez had three separate calls overturned on replay.

The Astros swept the Indians and booked their ticket into the ALCS.

Deadspin took a look back on how the Brewers constructed this year’s team.

The Dodgers may be in some serious legal trouble stemming from their dealings in Latin America.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Allison McCague delivered 2018 player performance meters for the season.

Vasilis Drimalitis looked back at Devin Mesoraco’s year.

This Date in Mets History

The Mets beat Nolan Ryan in the second game of the NLCS on this date in 1986.