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Mets Morning News: deGrom speaks about injury, Braves win World Series

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

Atlanta Braves v New York Mets - Game One Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

Jacob deGrom spoke to Anthony DiComo about his injury filled 2021 season, taking a lot of responsibility himself for being hurt.

DiComo also looks at some of the most frequently asked questions about the upcoming offseason for the Mets.

John Harper writes that whoever ends up being in charge of the Mets’ baseball operations must be both aggressive and creative this upcoming offseason.

The Mets requested permission to interview Sig Mejdal, the Assistant GM for the Orioles, for their vacant front office position.

One major league executive told Mike Puma of the New York Post that he doesn’t get why no one wants the Mets job, stating “it’s the pinnacle of the sport”.

Around the National League East

The Braves won their first World Series championship since 1995, beating the Astros 7-0 in Game 6.

Atlanta was powered by an absolutely towering shot from Jorge Soler in the third inning, as Soler was named World Series MVP.

The groundwork for this World Series title was put down at the trade deadline where Atlanta made numerous key moves.

The Nationals hired Gary DiSarcina to be their new third base coach. DiSarcina held the same role previously for the Mets.

You can look at a rundown of some key dates for the Marlins offseason here.

Around Major League Baseball

Joel Sherman looked at the cases Jose Altuve, Freddie Freeman, and Zack Greinke have for the Hall of Fame.

Bob Melvin says he was surprised to learn about the Padres interest in him for their open manager position.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Joe Sambito is the latest player to be featured on the UnforMETable podcast.

David Capobianco reviewed Trevor May’s first season with the Mets.

This Date in Mets History

Happy 49th birthday to former Mets closer Armando Benítez!