* Nobody has called yet, but coaches Manny Acta and Jerry Manuel could go on the managerial interview tour. Washington is expected to talk with Acta. “It’s something I am looking forward to doing,” Acta said.
* Dodgers infielder Julio Lugo is reportedly on the Mets’ offseason shopping list. He grew up a Mets’ fan and said Howard Johnson was his favorite.
* GM Omar Minaya said Pedro Martinez’s surgery was successful and he could join the team later in the playoffs in a cheerleading capacity. Minaya said Martinez’s timetable remains eight months.
* There’s no waiting on line at the Carvel concession stand.
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