Morning Briefing: Sad Day For Baseball

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

We are deeply saddened after hearing the news of former ace Roy Halladay‘s death in a plane crash yesterday. Our condolences go out to the family and friends of his.

Latest from Around MLB

Yesterday, the Gold Glove winners were announced and are listed in this article. No Mets players won the award or were nominated.

Jon Heyman reports that John Lackey intends to play next season.

Ten former players have been made eligible for the Modern Era Hall-of-Fame ballot.

Latest Mets News

Mark Feinsand reports that former-Met Curtis Granderson is planning to continue his MLB career in 2018.

He also reports that Bartolo Colon will try to play another year at the age of 44.

David Wright will be inducted into the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame on Nov. 15.

Latest NL East News 

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post wonders who the Washington Nationals will target in free agency.

Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reflects on Halladay’s perfect game in Miami following his tragic death.

Mark Bowman of MLB.com writes that the Atlanta Braves will be looking to add veteran starting and relief pitching.

David Murphy of Philly.com also reflects on the greatness of Halladay.

Latest on MMO

John Jackson debates which former Mets might make sense to re-acquire in the offseason.

John Sheridan gives his MMO Report Card for Josh Smoker.

Dilip Sridhar believes the Mets should think twice in regards to acquiring Dee Gordon.

This Day in Mets History

Birthdays: Ed Kranepool turns 73, Jose Offerman turns 49 and Edgardo Alfonzo turns 44.

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