10:47 AM EDT, Tue October 06, 2015

Trying to make sense of a season that made little sense

NEW YORK — Take the Nationals’ just-completed season on several individual merits, and the unknowing observer might well have assumed this team had cruised into the playoffs. Bryce Harper posting historic numbers that made him a potentially unanimous MVP choice? Max Scherzer throwing two no-hitters, plus a 16-strikeout 1-hitter, with a 276-to-34 strikeout-to-walk ratio that…
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 5, 2015

10 things we learned about the Mets in 2015 we didn't know

The from unknown or don't want to know to here we go

The breakthrough year of the one Met Collins can always count on

It couldn’t have ended any other way — at least it shouldn’t have. One of the biggest reasons for the Mets’ unlikely ascension back to the playoffs, closer Jeurys Familia,...
philly.com Oct 4, 2015

Phillies 7, Marlins 2

The Phillies end their season at home with a 7-2 win over the Miami Marlins.
New York Daily News Oct 4, 2015
Harper: Mets now set to push young guns to limit

Harper: Mets now set to push young guns to limit

David Wright was asked at his locker about finally hitting the 90-win mark that had become fodder for so many jokes a year ago.
CSN Washington Oct 4, 2015

Desmond turns emotional after likely Nats finale

Ian Desmond has almost certainly played his last game with the Nationals. He fought back tears talking about his 12 seasons with the club.

Desmond turns emotional after likely Nats finale

NEW YORK — An emotional Ian Desmond fought back tears as he tried to sum up 12 seasons in the Nationals organization Sunday evening following what almost certainly was his final game with the franchise. “When I got drafted by the Expos, they didn’t know where the team would be,” Desmond said, pausing several times…
New York Daily News Oct 4, 2015
Mets Insider: Steven Matz gets last chance for NLDS

Mets Insider: Steven Matz gets last chance for NLDS

Steven Matz might be pitching for his playoff spot on Thursday.
philly.com Oct 4, 2015

Marlins reportedly will talk to Bowa about manager's job

According to CSNPhilly.com, the Phillies have granted bench coach Larry Bowa permission to speak to the Miami Marlins about their managerial job. Dan Jennings, the Marlins' general-manager-turned-manager, is reportedly set to return to the front office.
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 4, 2015

Washington Nationals vs. Mets: LIVE updates, analysis and fan chat

Follow along with Mets fans and reporters during the game.
Newsday Oct 4, 2015

David Wright, vets already have addressed the lack of playoff experience

For most of the Mets, the journey they are about to take goes into uncharted territory. None of the top three in the prospective starting rotation has thrown a pitch in the playoffs, nor has the closer. About half of the likely position players haven't been in a postseason series, either.

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