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

Tickets for the NLCS playoffs are not on sale yet, but Kenne Photo by Bill Turnbull/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images

Meet the Mets

Phil Regan spoke with Newsday about the future of his former student Steven Matz and the past of former mentor Schoolboy Roe.

On another Sunday of tweeting, Steve Cohen assuaged front office concerns, expressed love for Europeans, and corrected some guy’s grammar.

Irons are in the fire and free agents are on the wire as Steve Cohen’s Mets appear poised to make their grand debut.

Over at Faith and Fear in Flushing, Michael Conforto and Dominic Smith were crowned the co-Most Valuable Mets of the 2020 season.

For the sake of preserving the integrity of their minor leagues, the Mets are more likely to be active in free agency than the trade market, according to Sandy Alderson.

Around the National League East

Chapter 43 of Fish Stripes’ Marlins countdown features a dude who is approximately 266 spots too high.

Along with losing unreasonable amounts of money, the Phillies are starting to lose unreasonable amounts of fan support.

Around Major League Baseball

During his time in Dominican, Phil Regan also got to look at Domingo Germán and Jenrry Mejia, two guys left out of the major leagues for two separate but equally disappointing reasons.

Mike Minor has found his 2021 home with the Royals on a Minor-League deal, pending a physical.

Fangraphs’ David Laurila explained the rationale behind his first ever Hall of Fame ballot.

Sure, free agency really hasn’t even started yet in 2020, but have you considered who is going to be a free agent in 2021? Well, start considering it.

Due to COVID-19, the Negro League Baseball Museum has been forced to temporarily close its doors.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 2016, the Mets signed Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year contract taking him through the 2020 season.