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Mets Morning News: A Series Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

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

Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets

Meet the Mets

For the first time in a long time, the Mets were provided with impressive defense at shortstop, courtesy of Andres Gimenez.

To fill the void of this quiet weekend, the Mets uploaded all of Pete Alonso’s 2020 home runs to their YouTube channel.

Around the National League East

Before their battle with the Marlins kicks off, the Braves are expected to add a few more pitchers to their NLDS roster.

When those games take place, they will be on television at almost the complete opposite of prime time. Composite Eternity, if you will.

If you want to take this time before the postseason really starts up to laugh one last time at the 2020 Phillies bullpen, I have just the video for you.

Freddie Freeman’s son, Charlie, might be better at baseball than his father.

Around Major League Baseball

While some may already view them as the team of destiny, the Rays look to pierce the hearts of the visiting Yankees.

Bob Melvin revealed that Chris Bassitt and Sean Manea will start game one and two against the AstrosLance McCullers and Framber Valdez.

As that series plays out, the Athletics and the Astros will be the only patrons of their shared hotel.

Despite being the highest-paid pitcher in history, Gerrit Cole is still driving a car that is about five years away from being on the reboot of Pimp My Ride.

With the health of some of their top starters in question, the Padres don’t plan on releasing their NLDS roster until they have to on Tuesday.

The full time-schedule of the four Division Series have been put out by MLB.

It hasn’t been done up to this point, but building a winner for Mike Trout can be achieved through some not-so-easy steps.

This Date in Mets History

On this date throughout Mets history, the team has played in five postseason contests, ultimately winning four of them.