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Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
Their is a slight chance that Sandy Alderson acts as Mets GM under Steve Cohen.
Around the National League East
The Braves defeated the Dodgers 10-2 in game 4 of the NLCS yesterday to take a 3-1 series lead and put themselves on the cusp of advancing to the World Series.
J.T. Realmuto reportedly wants a contract worth close to $200 million this offseason. Some would argue the catcher isn’t worth close to that, and that the Mets and Yankees should pass.
Travis d’Arnaud has been one of the biggest performers for the Braves this postseason, thanks to his brief stint in Los Angeles and a former coach that helped him realize his potential.
Don Mattingly was named the Sporting News NL Manager of the Year for 2020.
Michael A. Taylor has elected free agency to end his time with the Nationals.
Around Major League Baseball
MLB Trade Rumors released their projected arbitration salaries for the 2021 season yesterday. Due to the uncertainty surrounding the shortened season, they have tweaked their model to provide three projections for each player.
The Rays are definitely a great team, but some feel they aren’t a very aesthetically pleasing team to watch.
A White Sox fan who happens to have a balcony that overlooks Petco Park has taken to shaming the Astros for their cheating scandal, using megaphone.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Christian Romo revisited the Mets seven game loss to the Dodgers in the 1988 NLCS.