Morning Briefing: Damn Yankees Stay Alive

All four of the remaining series will continue today. Both American League games will air on Fox Sports 1 while both National League games will air on TBS.

The Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox will play Game 4 of their series at 1 p.m. as the Astros will send Charlie Morton to the mound to face Rick Porcello.

The second game will start at 4 p.m. and be Game 3 of the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs series in which Max Scherzer will face off with Jose Quintana.

The third game will be Game 4 of the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians series at 7 p.m. in which the Yanks will send Luis Severino to the mound to face Josh Tomlin.

In the final game of the night, Zack Greinke and Arizona Diamondbacks will take on Yu Darvish and the Los Angeles Dodgers at 10 p.m. in Game 3 of the NLDS.

Yesterday, both American League Division Series resumed. In the first game, the Boston Red Sox avoided a sweep by the Houston Astros. After allowing three runs in the first, the Red Sox managed to make a comeback highlighted by homers by Jackie Bradley and Rafael Devers. David Price also contributed four shutout innings of relief.

In the second game, the New York Yankees took on the Cleveland Indians and avoided the sweep with a 1-0 victory. Greg Bird‘s homer in the seventh inning was enough to seal the deal in Masahiro Tanaka‘s dominating seven-inning shutout performance.

Latest Mets News

Tony LaRussa publicly endorsed Chip Hale to be the next manager of the team in an article done by Mike Puma of the New York Post.

Tomas Nido and Luis Guillorme lead a group of players representing the Mets in the Arizona Fall League.

Latest NL East News

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post gets Max Scherzer’s thoughts before his Game 3 start tonight.

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald analyzes the Miami Marlins potential trade chips.

David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Braves have received permission to speak to two Washington Nationals executives about their GM vacancy.

Bill Baer of NBC Sports reports that the Phillies and Tigers have shown interest in Mike Redmond for their vacant managerial positions.

Latest on MMO

Mike Silva conducts another Talkin’ Mets Podcast in which he talks about the manager options for next season.

This Day in Mets History

1999: Todd Pratt hits a walk-off homer in the 10th inning of Game 4 of the NLDS against the Arizona Diamondbacks to send the Mets to the NLCS.

Birthdays: Jim Tatum turns 50, Bill Pulsipher turns 44, Alay Soler turns 38 and Jason Pridie turns 34.

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