Mickey Callaway will become the Mets’ new manager, according to multiple reports on Sunday. The deal is expected to be finalized on Sunday and announced on Monday, according to MLB Network Insider Joel Sherman, who first reported the decision.
Injury-plagued Mets third baseman David Wright underwent a laminotomy procedure on his lower back on Oct. 5, one month to the day after having rotator cuff surgery on his right shoulder.
After hitting a career-high 16 homers during the regular season, David Thompson hit his first homer of the Arizona Fall League in Scottsdale’s 13-7 win over Peoria on Wednesday.
Jonathan Mayo checks in on the Mets’ Arizona Fall League contingent, led by No. 11 prospect Luis Guillorme.
The managerial interview carousel will reportedly continue for Astros bench coach Alex Cora, who met with the Red Sox on Sunday about their vacancy and will also meet with the Mets about theirs, according to MLB Network’s Ken Rosenthal.
The Mets’ managerial search is beginning to take solid shape, with interviews ongoing throughout this week in New York City.
The Mets have plenty on their offseason plate, from retooling their lineup, rotation and bullpen, to filling out their coaching staff. But first, they must find a manager in a process that is already underway. We’ll lead with that as we dig into this week’s Inbox.
The Mets were one of the quietest teams in baseball last offseason, re-signing Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year deal but otherwise doing little of note.
The Mets have closed on a deal to purchase the Syracuse Chiefs, with plans to move their Triple-A affiliate there in 2019. The deal means the Nationals will have to move their Triple-A team from their current home in Syracuse after the 2018 season.
The Mets are closing in on a deal to purchase the Syracuse Chiefs, according to a person with knowledge of the deal, with plans to move their Triple-A affiliate there in 2019. The Mets have not confirmed the deal, which will displace the Nationals’ Triple-A team from its current home in Syracuse.
Smith has earned honors as the Mets’ MLBPipeline.com Prospect of the Year, with right-hander Corey Oswalt winning Pitcher of the Year.