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70-92, 4th in NL East

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

One day after he interviewed with Red Sox and one day before he meets Mets, praise keeps rolling in for Astros bench coach Alex Cora. "The guy is always bringing something to the table for the younger guys, which is great," Astros DH Carlos Beltran said. "He has good communication with the guys. He's always in the clubhouse getting to know the players, getting to know which buttons he could push on each player to make them go out there and play the game hard."

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Hank Aaron Award finalists announced

The Hank Aaron Award recognizes the most outstanding offensive performer in each league. Finalists for all 30 teams were revealed Monday.

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Mets say pitching coach Warthen won't return

The Mets announced pitching coach Dan Warthen, who had been in the role since 2008, won't return next season. Terry Collins was named special assistant to GM Sandy Alderson.

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Final Power Rankings: Where do Mets slot?

Here's a simple and ugly way to sum up the Mets' season: Of their top eight pitchers in games started, seven had an ERA of at least 5.00.


BBTN: Recapping The Final Weekend Of The Season

Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about the best and worst moments of the weekend in MLB, and the two make playoff and award predictions. Plus, a conversation with former Dodgers GM Ned Colletti, Patrick Saunders with some "Inside Heat" on the Rockies, Todd Radom's latest uniform trivia and more.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

A Fox Sports spokesperson confirmed to Outside the Lines a Newsday report that the network will announce Monday that Keith Hernandez and David Ortiz will replace Pete Rose as MLB postseason studio analysts. The departure from Fox is the latest fallout for Rose of an allegation that he had sex more than 40 years ago with an underage girl.

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Big Papi, Hernandez join Fox studio; Rose out

Former Red Sox great David Ortiz and former NL MVP Keith Hernandez will serve as Fox Sports studio analysts for the postseason. They are replacing Pete Rose following allegations against baseball's all-time hits leader.

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Collins out as Mets manager, to take new role

Terry Collins, who led the Mets to the 2015 NL crown and a trip to the World Series, has stepped down from his position. Collins leaves as the longest-serving manager in franchise history and second in wins behind Davey Johnson.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

MLB announced Fri. that the World Series MVP Award will now be named for Willie Mays, who appeared in 3 WS for the Giants & 1 for the Mets. While he never hit .300 or homered in a WS, Mays made the signature defensive play known as "The Catch," a racing over-the-shoulder 1954 robbery of Cleveland's Vic Wertz in the cavernous center field of NY's Polo Grounds.

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Report: Mets owner Wilpon saved Collins' job

While Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and GM Sandy Alderson wanted to fire manager Terry Collins on several occasions, they were overruled by owner Fred Wilpon, according to a Newsday report.

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Taijeron caps Mets' rally with walk-off single

Rookie Travis Taijeron's game-ending RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning of Tuesday's 4-3 win over Atlanta was the first walk-off RBI by a Mets rookie since Wilmer Flores in September 2014. Taijeron is also the fourth rookie in franchise history to do so against the Braves. (Elias Sports Bureau)

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.0128th
Quality Starts62Tied-24th
Batting Average.25019th
On Base Percentage.32018th
Slugging Percentage.43411th