Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said newly minted manager Mickey Callaway impressed the organization so much that there was no need to do a second-round interview with the former Indians pitching coach.
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Former major leaguer and current television analyst Ray Knight has been charged with assault following an incident in his northern Virginia home.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Mickey Callaway is to be introduced Mon. as the 21st manager in Mets history. Mickey Cochrane, who won a pennant & a W.S. in the first 2 seasons of his 1934-'38 run with the Detroit Tigers, and Mickey Vernon, who led the expansion Washington Senators from 1961-'63, are the only 2 MLB managers with that first name. Cochrane, a Hall of Fame catcher, was a player-mgr for most of his tenure.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Mets harán oficial contratación de su nuevo dirigente, Mickey Callaway, ex entrenador de pitcheo de los Indios de Cleveland.
Buster Olney and Keith Law discuss the reported managerial decisions in New York, Washington and Boston, preview the World Series and more (1:07). Plus, Mark Simon gives his analytical keys to the Fall Classic (25:14) and Todd Radom is back with another uniform/logo quiz (22:59).
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The Mets will reportedly name Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway as manager. In the 3 seasons prior to Callaway's arrival in Cleveland, the Indians ranked 12th in the AL in ERA and 13th in WHIP. But with him, they were the best staff in the American League in just about every way. He'll have an eager young group with which to work. The Mets got 157 starts from pitchers under 30, 3rd-most in MLB in 2017.
Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer
Pairing Mickey Callaway with the Mets to manage after his success coaching so many talented starters in Cleveland seems like a brilliant selection aimed at maximizing what should be their greatest strength -- starting pitching. He's a great communicator to boot, with players and media alike.
Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway will officially replace Terry Collins as the new manager of the New York Mets, the team announced Monday.
Mets hitting coach Kevin Long reportedly has made a favorable impression as the club searches for a new manager.
The Athletics, Mariners, Astros and others have reached out to offer Loren Jade Smith new memorabilia after the 9-year-old's collection was destroyed in a California fire.
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."
Astros bench coach Alex Cora reportedly has drawn interest from all four teams looking for new managers.
The Mets have reportedly spoken with Brad Ausmus, who was recently let go by the Tigers after managing them for the past four seasons.
The New York Mets are buying the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs as they work toward centering more of their minor league baseball operations in their home state.
The Hank Aaron Award recognizes the most outstanding offensive performer in each league. Finalists for all 30 teams were revealed Monday.
Mets third baseman David Wright underwent surgery Thursday to his back a month after having shoulder surgery.
The 29-year-old ace has shocked the baseball world by cutting his long hair.
The Mets reportedly are looking to start their managerial search by interviewing Bob Geren and Alex Cora.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pete Mackanin ended his tenure as Philadelphia Phillies manager with a win, while Terry Collins left the New York Mets with a loss.