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Mets Morning News: Mickey Callaway’s job still hangs in the balance, Jeff McNeil undergoes surgery on broken wrist

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

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Meet the Mets

No decision has been made yet about Mickey Callaway but should they move on from him they will have to compete with quite a few other teams for the top managerial talent.

One name that keeps coming up is Joe Girardi who stated plainly that he would like to be a manager again.

Prospect Andres Gimenez continues to shine in the Arizona Fall League.

Jeff McNeil underwent successful surgery to repair his broken wrist. He is expected to be ready to go for spring training.

Around the National League East

Ender Inciarte has a right quad strain and is likely out for the postseason.

The Phillies have yet to make a change in their managerial position but that could change in the upcoming days.

Around Major League Baseball

Yandy Diaz helped power the Rays to victory over the Athletics in the Wild Card game..

Rookie outfielder Trent Grisham talked about his costly error that allowed the Nationals to take the lead in the Wild Card Game.

So what exactly is the secret to winning in October? Some of the game’s best managers dish on what got them to the top.

The days at the Oakland Coliseum are likely numbered but there is beauty to be found in the league’s ugliest park.

The Indians are planning on picking up Corey Kluber’s option for next season which is worth $17.5 million.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

On Episode 27 of A Pod of Their Own, it’s the end of the season and quite possibly Mickey Callaway’s tenure with the Mets. Why tanking is bad was also discussed.

Maggie Wiggin reviewed Michael Conforto’s solid season.

Allison McCague wrote about which American League teams you should root for this October.

This Date in Mets History

Todd Zeile hit a home run in his final at bat of his career on this date in 2004.