Morning Briefing: Sox Take 2-1 Series Lead Over Yanks

Good morning, Mets fans!

The LCS in both leagues are nearly set, and the Red Sox can be inching towards the last team to make it in as they took a 2-1 series lead over the Yankees Monday night in a 16-1 laugher.

Mike Puma of the New York Post believes that the Mets will kick off GM interviews next Monday. There are four known candidates and six-to-eight anonymous interviewees. 

The Arizona Fall League will begin tonight. Several prospects, including top prospect Andres Gimenez, are expected to participate.

Latest MLB News

The Dodgers and Astros clinched their berths to the NLCS and the ALCS, respectively 

The Red Sox crushed the Yankees 16-1, as mentioned above. They pushed the Yanks to the brink of elimination, which made this Mets fan very happy. If the Yanks can stave off elimination in Game 4, they’ll be shipping up to Boston for Game 5. 

Brock Holt  recorded the first ever cycle in postseason history.

Miguel Sano won’t face criminal charges after hitting a police officer. 

Sheryl Ring of Fangraphs wondered if people in the Dodgers’ front office could face legal implications.

Latest NL East News

The Marlins fired several of their longtime coaches. 

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic praised Ronald Acuna‘s postseason heroics.

Latest on MMO

Laney Ortiz wrote a touching and brilliant piece how baseball needs to take domestic violence incidents more seriously.

John Sheridan doesn’t think A.J. Pollock is a good fit on the Mets.

Tim Ryder wonders what role the ownership is playing the GM interviews. 

Jack Ramsey finds the reason no one wants the Mets GM job. ( Hint: It rhymes with Red Filpon) 

Matt Musico believes Juan Lagares is Juan important guy to keep an eye on in 2019.

On this Date in Mets History 

Todd Pratt hit an infamous walk-off homer to clinch an NLCS berth for the Mets in 1999.

Birthdays: Bill Pulsipher (45) Jason Pridie (36), Jim Tatum(52).

Let’s Go Mets!

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