Good morning Mets fans! On Wednesday the Boston Red Sox took a commanding 2-0 series lead with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The World Series continues tonight as Game 3 gets underway at 8:09 p.m. EDT at Dodger Stadium. Rick Porcello (1-0, 4.22 ERA) will try to inch the Red Sox even closer to their ninth World Series in franchise history, while Walker Buehler (0-1, 5.40 ERA) will try bring the Dodgers back into this series.
Latest Mets News
Franklyn Kilome underwent Tommy John surgery as announced by the Mets.
Chaim Bloom released a statement yesterday about his Wednesday interview: “We had a productive meeting yesterday. There was a lot of baseball conversation and I enjoyed the time we spent together.”
The choice for the next Mets GM has been whittled down to Bloom and super agent Brodie Van Wagenen.
The Mets will be holding a “Futuras Estrellas Equipment Donation” event on Nov. 6 at their Dominican academy. At the event they’ll host youth teams, give them equipment and show them around the facilities according to Tim Healey of Newsday.
Latest MLB News
The Baltimore Orioles announced that they have agreed to terms with international players Kevin Infante of Cuba, Angel Gomez of Venezuela, Gilbert Machado of Venezuela and Kelvin LaRoche of the Dominican Republic.
The Super Two cutoff date for arbitration-eligible players has increased from 2.123 years to two years and 134 days of service time, according to former ESPN.com writer Jerry Crasnick.
The owner of the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings is considering moving on from Fox Sports Detroit and creating his own regional sports network according to Eric Fisher of the SportsBusiness Journal.
Latest NL East News
The Philadelphia Phillies announced the hiring of Josh Bonifay as their director of player development.
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Tim Ryder stated that the Mets’ general manager decision should be a simple one as Bloom is the best choice.
Christopher Soto recapped the Wednesday performances from Mets who are participating in Winter League games.
Ed Leyro reminisced about Game 6 of the 1986 World Series which occurred 32 years ago yesterday.
This Day in Mets History
2000: The Mets lost Game 5 of the World Series to the New York Yankees by a score of 4-2. The win propelled the Yankees to their MLB-record 26th World Series championship.