Meet the Mets
Justin Turner continues to produce for the Dodgers, which simultaneously continues to remind the Mets how foolish they were for letting him get away.
Turner is just one of many Mets players who went on to find greater success after leaving the team.
Darryl Strawberry provided his thoughts on the Mets’ impending sale to Steve Cohen and a bunch of other topics in an interview with the New York Daily News.
Around the National League East
Our sister SB Nation sites continue to conduct season reviews, as Talking Chop discussed Tommy Milone’s time with the Braves in 2020 while Fish Stripes looked at closer Brandon Kintzler’s production this year.
Around Major League Baseball
One of many memorable moments from last night: Randy Arozarena set a record for most homers in a single postseason after hitting his ninth of the 2020 playoffs.
Regardless of whether the Rays come out on top this year, they look well-positioned to be a contender for years to come.
Veteran Black players have a tradition of supporting the younger ones, and that tradition continued even amidst the pandemic this year.
This Date in Mets History
While last night’s game was pretty dramatic, it still probably doesn’t quite match up to Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, which happened on this date thirty-four years ago.