Meet the Mets
Joel Sherman of the New York Post pondered some possible trade scenarios for James McCann.
Could Carlos Rodon be an option for the Mets as they consider their 2023 rotation options?
Pitching prospect Mike Vasil tossed four shutout innings in his latest AFL appearance.
Around the National League East
Kyle Schwarber hit a walk-off homer, Ranger Suárez pitched a solid five innings, and Seranthony Domínguez recorded a six-out save to help the Phillies defeat the Padres 4-2 to go up two games to one in the NLCS.
Bryson Stott offered tickets to last night’s game for a Phillies fan grieving the recent loss of his father.
Battery Power contemplated some of the major storylines that will play out during this offseason for the Braves.
Skip Schumaker is reportedly one of the major candidates for the Marlins’ open managerial position, having already interviewed once for the job.
Around Major League Baseball
Lance McCullers is being pushed back to Game 4 of the ALCS after getting a minor injury during the club’s champagne celebration after defeating the Mariners in the ALDS.
Jeremy Peña has been a more than adequate replacement for Carlos Correa as the Astros look to win a pennant without their former shortstop star.
Bruce Bochy will be back in a major league dugout in 2023, as the former Giants skipper has agreed to a deal to serve as the Rangers’ new manager.
The Blue Jays also clarified the state of their dugout skipper moving forward, as the team has given former interim manager John Schneider a new three-year deal to continue leading Toronto.
One team that will not see a new face in their dugout next year: the Cleveland Guardians, as they have announced that Terry Francona will return in 2023.
Dusty Baker will also be back in 2023 with the Astros, though there remains some uncertainty about general manager James Click’s status.
Following an injury-plagued season, Mitch Haniger is reportedly open to returning to the Mariners in free agency.