Meet the Mets
In The Players’ Tribune, David Wright talked about what it meant to him to be a Met.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
Should the World Series always be played at a neutral site? Agent Scott Boras thinks so in this piece from The New York Times.
In an interview, Rob Manfred said he likes two of the additions we have seen in the 2020 season, the expanded postseason and a runner at second base in extra innings.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Chris McShane wrote about watching this years World Series through a Mets lens.
This Date in Mets History
Five years ago today, the Mets completed their four game sweep of the Chicago Cubs in the NLCS, winning 8-3. Powered by home runs from Lucas Duda and Travis d’Arnaud in the first inning, the Mets jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. Daniel Murphy put the icing on the cake with a two-run homer in the eighth inning, his sixth consecutive postseason game with a home run. Jeurys Familia sealed the deal in the ninth inning to send the Mets to their first World Series since 2000. You can watch the final out and the great call by Howie Rose, here.