Morning Briefing: Dodgers Heading Back to Fall Classic

The Los Angeles Dodgers won Game 7 of the NLCS last night and are returning to the World Series. They will take on the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Tuesday night.

The Dodgers won 5-1 last night thanks to their pitching staff as a whole plus homers from Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger.

Latest Mets News

After all the news about the Mets GM update yesterday, none came out today. Brodie Van Wagenen, Casey Close, Kim Ng, Chaim Bloom, and Doug Melvin are your finalists.

Fun fact, Wagenen’s father-in-law was Neil Armstrong. Here is a link to Neil’s daughter Molly Van Wagenen at his funeral.

Latest MLB News

Mookie Betts could very well be seeing time at second in the World Series. It would allow J.D. Martinez to play in NL stadiums.

Baseball America published an early look at the top-50 draft prospects.

David Bell will be offered the Reds managerial gig.

Jose Altuve underwent knee surgery to fix a fracture in his knee cap. A small chunk of bone that was supposedly attached to the ligament got pulled off the real bone.

Chris Sale‘s stomach irritation came from a belly button ring.

Latest NL East News

Chelsea Janes explores the option of trading Bryce Harper.

The Good Phight writes about Odubel Hererra’s future with the team.

Miami got their big fish by signing Victor Victor Mesa and Victor Mesa Jr.

Latest on MMO

John Edwards looks at the advantages of pitch framing.

I look at buy low options for the Mets.

Rob Piersall writes about Peter Alonso.

This Day in Mets History

2015: The Mets win the National League Pennant by sweeping the Cubs.

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

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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.