Morning Briefing: More Buzz in Mets GM Search

Still no baseball until tomorrow. The Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee on Friday on FS1 at 8:09 p.m. ET.

Latest Mets (GM) News

Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record says that Josh Byrnes is expected to interview for the GM position.

Mike Puma of the NY Post reported yesterday that Rays senior VP of Baseball Ops, Chaim Bloom, interviewed for the Mets GM job. He also adds that DeJon Watson interviewed for the gig today.

Andy Martino of SNY reported yesterday that the Mets are speaking to Mike Chernoff about their GM position.

Jon Heyman of FanCred says that Chernoff’s name is “getting hot” as a person that interests the Mets.

Anthony Dicomo of says agents, Casey Close and Brodie Van Wagenen, could get formal interviews. He also adds that Brewers Assistant GM, Matt Arnold, has been linked to the team but has not been interviewed yet.

Dominic Smith crashed a softball game in Manhattan and pinch hit in on of the games.

Latest MLB News

Brad Ziegler is retiring.

Lenny Dykstra is in some trouble with the law again. This time it’s for making terroristic threats and drug possession.

SABR looks at how long a teams contention window is.

Mark Texieira was not a fan of Aaron Judge blasting New York, New York after Game 2.

Major League Baseball has set some new rules for Las Vegas betting.

Latest NL East News

Mark Bowman of says some staff changes might be coming but Brian Snitker is likely staying.

Kyle Barraclough was traded to the Nationals for bonus pool money. The Marlins are likely gearing up for a run at Victor Victor Mesa.

Latest on MMO

Jack Ramsey writes about how the Mets can win the NL East in 2019.

This Day in Mets History

2015: three years ago, around 12:30 a.m., Chase Utley slide tackled Ruben Tejada in Los Angeles in what would turn out to be a dramatic series for the Mets. Fun fact: Utley still never touched second base.

Birthdays: Jenrry Mejia turns 28, Ty Wigginton turns 41, Orlando Hernandez (El Duque) turns 53, Charlie Williams turns 71.

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