Fox could have only hoped the Mets could have forced Games 6 and 7.
Ratings worries could be overblown as Royals-Mets classic posts best numbers since 2009.
The Mets and the Royals open up the World Series tomorrow and it may be tough to build on recent ratings success.
TBS and Fox are hoping the Cubs and Blue Jays hang on for a few more games.
Turner Broadcasting holds the rights to the NLCS on odd years and the Cubs and Mets being involved makes TBS very happy.
With the MLB playoffs in full swing, the NLDS big-market match-ups provide more interest to casual fans.
The IRS now has the right to sell Strawberry’s remaining Mets paychecks because he still has unsettled tax debts.