Good morning Mets fans.. Last night, the Boston Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 to win the 2018 World Series.
Pearce slashed .333/.500/1.166 with three homers, seven runs batted in, and a double in 12 at-bats for the series.
Latest Mets News
The New York Mets now have an agreement in place for Brodie Van Wagenen to become the team’s next general manager. The earliest the Mets will announce the hiring is Tuesday.
Anthony DiComo of MLB.com opined on the team’s outside-the-box hire in a super-agent who represents a healthy portion of their roster.
Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News gave her take on what Van Wagenen and the Mets need to do in order to silence the critics of his hiring and succeed.
Buster Olney of ESPN gave a few solid reasons as to why hiring Brodie Van Wagenen might not be a great idea (ESPN+, paywall).
Latest MLB News
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported Dave Roberts‘ decision to remove Dodgers starter Rich Hill in the seventh inning of Saturday’s Game 4 loss to the Red Sox, and Donald Trump’s comments regarding the move. Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times got Hill’s take on the President’s comments:
“There was a mass shooting [Saturday]… The focus in my opinion of the president [should] be on the country, and not the moves that are made in a World Series game.”
Latest NL East News
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution gave readers five things to know about the Braves future and their upcoming offseason.
Matt Snyder of CBS Sports weighs whether Scott Boras’ comments to Michael Kay on the YES Network regarding Bryce Harper‘s upcoming free agency decision (“We know who the team is. It’s already completed and done, but Bryce has told me he wanted to tell you personally”) can be trusted.
Latest on MMO
Our fearless leader, Joe D, gave his insight on the Mets’ hiring of Brodie Van Wagenen and the resurgent path it could potentially send this organization down.
This Date in Mets History
2010 – Former Oakland Athletics general manager and CEO of the San Diego Padres, Sandy Alderson, is introduced as the Mets’ new GM, replacing Omar Minaya. He would spend the next eight seasons with the team, reaching the 2015 World Series, before stepping down in June 2018 due to a cancer recurrence.