Morning Briefing: The Fall Classic Is Upon Us!

Tonight is the battle of the bests in baseball! Juan Centeno and the Houston Astros will take on Bob Geren and the Los Angeles Dodgers. The starting pitchers will be Clayton Kershaw and Dallas Keuchel respectively.

Latest Mets News

The Mets introduced Mickey Callaway as the 21st manager in the history of the Mets. The Mets focused in on Callaway after the first round of interviews.

Callaway, 42, was very jovial in his press conference. Callaway was named after Mickey Mantle and his brother was named after Casey Stengel, two New York icons. Callaway plans on reaching out to all the Mets and put an emphasis on player relations.

Mark DeRosa was the unnamed sixth candidate in the running for Mets manager. Certainly an interesting choice for the Mets.

Ray Knight, 1986 World Series MVP, was arrested for assault and battery according to Fairfax Count PD.

Latest Managerial News

Kevin Long will interview for the Washington Nationals managerial opening according to Barry Svrluga of the Washington Post. Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports the Nationals will interview Chicago Cubs bench coach, Dave Martinez.

Latest NL East News

Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun Times reports that Dave Martinez has an inside edge on the Nationals managerial job.

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes that the Miami Marlins are more likely to trade Christian Yelich than Marcell Ozuna.

The Atlanta Braves declined R.A. Dickey‘s club option. Dickey is contemplating retirement according to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Matt Gelb of Philly.com writes about when the Philadelphia Phillies can expect a new manager. A name to keep an eye on is Gabe Kapler.

Latest on MMO

Joe D. posts reactions to Mickey Callaway’s hiring.

Rob Piersall recaps Callaway’s press conference.

This Day in Mets History

1969: The Mets release Ed Charles.

Birthdays: Omar Quintanilla turns 36, Mike Matthews turns 44, Junior Ortiz turns 58, Ron Gardenhire turns 60.

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I became a Mets fan in the 2008 season. Since the Alderson regime, I've embraced saber-metrics and advanced stats to back up my eye tests.