Morning Briefing: Brewers Fight to Live Another Day

Good Morning Mets Fans!

Good News: Curtis Granderson is close to getting a World Series ring.

The Even Better News: Chase Utley is one game away from being eliminated. The Brewers outlasted the Dodgers last night, defeating them by a score of 7-2 and will play a decisive Game Seven tonight at 8:09 p.m. for the last spot in the World Series.

Latest Mets News

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports that Kim Ng, Chaim Bloom, Casey Close, Doug Melvin and Brodie Van Wagenen are still in the running for the Mets open GM position after the first round of interviews. 

Dave Littlefield, Gary LaRocque and DeJon Watson are all out of the running, per DiComo.

A 15-year-old student made a Super-Pac which he calls “The Mets are a Good Team Committee”. He just informed his parents that he created this Super-Pac. Just please enjoy this story; it’s one of the greatest things I’ve ever read. 

Latest MLB News

The start times for the World Series were released. Game One will be played on October 23rd and, if necessary, Game Seven will be on Halloween, October 31st.

Bovada Casino has set the betting odds for the World Series.

Mike Petriello of MLB.com analyzed how playoff teams acquired their players and thinks that trading will take over the Hot Stove this offseason.

James Wagner of The New York Times talked about the cultural importance of Alex Cora’s World Series berth.

Joe Girardi has dropped out from the Reds managerial search.

The Pirates announced that Joe Musgrove underwent abdominal surgery. He’s expected to be back in time for Spring Training.

Latest NL East News

Chelsea Jones of the Washington Post wonders if the Nationals could trade for Adam Eaton.

Latest on MMO

Matt Mancuso wants no part of Wilson Ramos this offseason

Michael Mayer believes the Mets shouldn’t hire Dave Littlefield.

Tim Ryder still thinks that the Mets should pursuit Manny Machado.

Joe D went over the Mets pitchers who are the franchise leaders in strikeouts. 

Mayer also reminisced about Endy Chavez’s unbelievable catch in Game Seven of the 2006 NLCS.

On this Date in Mets History 

Tom Seaver pitched seven strong innings but the Mets fell the A’s in the Game 6 of the 1973 World Series. 

In 1965, the Mets traded away Al Jackson and Charley Smith in exchange for Ken Boyer, the 1964 NL MVP. 

Birthdays: Keith Hernandez (65), Jonathan Hurst(52), Rick Ownbey (61)

Let’s Go Mets!

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