Mets Morning News: Postseason continues as Mets wait for offseason

Meet the Mets

Deesha Thosar of the Daily News examined the prospects of the four biggest free agent Mets this winter: Michael Conforto, Noah Syndergaard, Marcus Stroman and Javier Báez.

Jay Horwitz spoke to former Mets pitcher Bobby Jones about his clutch one-hit shutout to send the Mets to the NLCS in 2000.

Andy Martino of explored whether Sandy Alderson’s presence in the organization makes it more difficult for the team to attract front-office talent.

Newsday’s Tim Healey reviewed the different pitchers’ 2021 performances at the Mets.

Tim Britton of the Athletic offered an introduction to the Mets’ salary situation heading into the off-season.

Around the National League East

A solo homerun by Joc Pederson was the lone point the Braves managed to hit across the board in their first postseason game of the year, when they fell 2-1 to the Brewers in Game 1 of the NLDS.

The Phillies settled a legal dispute that had previously jeopardized the future of the Phillie Phanatic.

Philadelphia could possibly be in the mix for at least one of the big shortstop free agents on the open market this winter.

Fish Stripes offered five possible catch and bullpen acquisitions that could make this off-season realistic for the Marlins.

Around Major League Baseball

A seventh inning of five runs gave the Astros a commanding lead in Game 2 of the ALDS, as they defeated the White Sox to give them a 2-0 lead in the series.

The Red Sox went on an offensive game, hitting five home runs and posting 14 runs on the board to beat the Rays and equate their run to one game apiece.

Logan Webb threw 7.2 staggering shutout innings and the Giants got homeruns from Buster Posey, Kris Bryant and Brandon Crawford to win Game 1 of their series against the Dodgers 4-0.

The Brewers will have to do without lefty reliever Brent Suter in the NLDS, as he was not on the roster due to an oblique load.

The American and National League finalists for the Hank Aaron Prize were announced yesterday.

After an early outage after the season, the Yankees will have to find a way to make the necessary adjustments despite a general lack of flexibility.

Clayton Kershaw said he was back on the hill in time for spring training.

Yesterday on Amazon’ Avenue

David Capobianco discussed how stressful watching Jacob deGrom was despite – and in some ways because of – his total dominance over the past few years.

Joe Sokolowski hosted the final edition of This Week in Mets Quotes for the 2021 Mets.

This date in the history of Mets

Todd Pratt was the unlikely hero who sent the Mets to the NLCS on this date in 1999 with a walk-off, a series that homer against the Diamondbacks.

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