Your Thursday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
With the Mets having a vacancy in their managerial position yet again, there are a few former managers without jobs they could potentially take a look at.
Now that the Brewers have been eliminated from the playoffs, the Mets should get a decision soon on whether David Sterns is available to interview for the president of baseball operations job with the Mets.
The team is still debating about who to extend the qualifying offer to, but rumor has it that if it is offered to Noah Syndergaard he will accept it.
After a breakout season in 2021, could prospect Francisco Alvarez make the team in 2022?
Around the National League East
The Braves bullpen came up huge in the division series against the Brewers.
Former Phillie and current broadcaster Doug Glanville discussed Jim Kaat’s racially insensitive comments and how he grapples with his identity as a Black broadcaster.
Should Juan Soto be the 2021 National League MVP?
Around Major League Baseball
Commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed that a new stadium for the Athletics is looking less likely to happen which could lead to their relocation out of Oakland.
Where do the Brewers go from here after another early exit from the playoffs?
Longtime broadcaster and former All-Star Ray Fosse passed away at the age of 74 after battling cancer.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
The catching position was a major offensive weakness for the Mets last season writes David Capobianco.