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Mets Morning News: Braved the Storm

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League Championship - Atlanta Braves v Los Angeles Dodgers - Game Seven Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

Faith and Fear in Flushing did the honors of ranking every single postseason game in Mets history from number 89 all the way to number one.

The Mets combined to take up 30% of the spots on the list of MLB’s top 10 batflips of all time.

Around the National League East

The Michael Hill Era came to an end in Miami as the team president was ousted after nearly two decades with the Marlins.

Talking Chop said goodbye to their 2020 Atlanta Braves.

With 2020 being a failure in Washington, Davey Martinez, Mike Rizzo, and the Nationals have set their sights on a rebound in 2021.

Kansas City Royals assistant general manager J.J. Picollo is up for consideration to take the role of Phillies general manager.

After one year holding the position, Phillies pitching coach Bryan Price retired.

Around Major League Baseball

For the third time in four seasons, the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to the World Series.

With five home runs and eleven runs driven in, Corey Seager was the easy choice for the NLCS MVP honors.

The Rays and Dodgers facing off in the World Series is the first battle between the two teams with the best records since the Red Sox and Cardinals squared off in 2013.

Speaking of the World Series, MLB released the official start times for all seven of the possible contests.

Sid Hartman, the longest-tenured member of the BBWAA, died at 100 years of age.

The year 2020 may suck and most, if not all hope might be lost, but at least the Astros lost.

In addition to losing the ALCS, the Astros will be losing George Springer and potentially more in this coming offseason.

No, there isn’t a plague of lice spreading across baseball leading pitchers to check their caps for creepy critters mid-game, they’re just combating sign stealing by keeping signs in their hats!

Depending on your favorite financial strategies, the Rays are either the worst possible team to win the World Series, or they’re the best.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1999 and 2006, uh...nothing of note happened, just take my word for it.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Just in case watching one NL East team see their hopes and dreams slip away thanks to a late home run wasn’t enough, Brian Salvatore revisited the 2006 NLCS!