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Mets Morning News: It’s Nat What You Want

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

San Francisco Giants v New York Mets Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

In an interview with MLB dot com, Carlos Beltran expressed his desire to manage at some point in the future and the possibility of donning a Mets cap on his hall of fame plaque.

In the fan vote for the Hank Aaron Award representing the best offensive player in each league, Pete Alonso is the official representative for the Mets.

Around the National League East

A ninth inning meltdown by the CardinalsCarlos Martinez was just what Atlanta needed as they secured a 3-1 victory and earned a 2-1 advantage over St. Louis in the series.

The Nationals strategy of using their best starters in relief finally blew up in their face as Patrick Corbin surrendered 6 runs to the Dodgers as Los Angeles pacific-coasted to a 10-4 win and a 2-1 series lead.

In the potentially series-deciding game four, the Atlanta Braves look as if they will be turning to Dallas Keuchel to seal the deal.

Around Major League Baseball

Zack Greinke participated in a surprisingly wordy interview with the media in Houston.

At some point today, Joe Maddon will interview for the Angels managerial vacancy.

A starter of Gerrit Cole’s quality hasn’t been seen on the open market since the days of Greg Maddux in 1992.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 2006, Willie Randolph and the Mets swept the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLDS.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

The incredibly smart and talented Richard Staff reviewed Joe Panik’s stint in the orange and blue.