Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
Anthony DiComo looks at the next steps Billy Eppler must take as Mets GM while Tim Britton looks at how Eppler’s track record with the Angels can tell us what he may do in New York.
Javy Báez could sign with a team by December 2, and the Mets are among the many teams that may sign the infielder.
Around the National League East
Austin Riley earned First Team All-MLB, while several other Braves were named to the second team.
JJ Bleay of the Marlins is one of the top prospects to watch from the Arizona Fall League.
Around Major League Baseball
Ken Rosenthal says it’s difficult to say Franco sold himself short with his extension, which is worth $182 million, by signing with the Rays.
MLB and the MLBPA have moved the tender deadline up to November 30 to allow for arbitration-eligible players to not be in contractual limbo.
Bill Virdon, who was the longest tenured manager in Astros history, passed away at the age of 90.
Mike Vaccaro explains why he won’t be voting for Alex Rodriguez on the Hall of Fame ballot.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
The 2021-22 AAOP finalists were unveiled by Lukas Vlahos.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2005, Carlos Delgado was acquired by the Mets.