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Rising Apple

Mets: Who really is responsible for Carlos Beltran’s ouster?

Carlos Beltran didn’t last long as New York Mets manager. Who is most responsible for his ouster? Carlos Beltran lasted 72 days as the New York Mets new manager, and yet unlike his seven-year playing career with the Amazin’s, he never got the chance to pilot the team that he said he would only manage. […] Mets: Who really is responsible for Carlos Beltran’s ouster? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

New York Post

Robinson Cano could have influence on Mets manager search

Brodie Van Wagenen isn’t bashful about soliciting opinions from players in decisions affecting the Mets’ clubhouse, and among those voices, one might carry the most weight. Robinson Cano is officially the team’s second baseman, but, according to people familiar with the dynamic, he’s also on some level a consultant to the general manager whose views...

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Latest on Mets manager candidate Dusty Baker: Reportedly under consideration

After mutually parting ways with Carlos Beltran, the Mets are searching for a new manager. Here's the latest...

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Latest on Mets manager candidate Luis Rojas: Getting 'serious consideration' for job

After mutually parting ways with Carlos Beltran, the Mets are searching for a new manager. Here's the latest on candidate Luis Rojas ...

Cincinnati.com

New York Mets consider Dusty Baker as candidate for manager, per report

Dusty Baker managed the Reds from 2008 to 2013.        

Rising Apple

Mets Manager Search Resumes: Who replaces Carlos Beltran?

Carlos Beltran is out as New York Mets manager. Who will replace him? In the aftermath of arguably the most controversial team-wide Major League Baseball scandal since the 1919 Black Sox, the New York Mets have been forced to part ways with manager Carlos Beltran before Beltran even had the chance to manage a game […] Mets Manager Search Resumes: Who replaces Carlos Beltran? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rising Apple

New York Mets bungled the fiasco with former manager Carlos Beltran

Carlos Beltran is certainly responsible for his own actions, but the New York Mets bungled the way they handled the situation. It became official in the early afternoon of January 16, 2020. The New York Mets have parted ways with manager Carlos Beltran as a result of his connection with the recent MLB sign-stealing scandal. […] New York Mets bungled the fiasco with former manager Carlos Beltran - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Amazin Avenue

Mets Morning News for January 17, 2020

Photo by Rich Schultz/ Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets After days of silence, speculation, and a media firestorm, Carlos Beltran stepped down as manager of the New York Mets. Beltran’s credibility and reputation were two of his best assets and with both of those now tarnished he couldn’t continue on as a manager of a team. He seemed contrite for his actions and hopes he will be able to return to baseball sometime in the future. The team was in an impossible situation and it was inevitable that the road would end in Beltran no...

SNY TV

Here are odds for who the Mets will hire as manager to replace Carlos Beltran

As the dust settles after the Mets and manager Carlos Beltran mutually parted ways on Thursday, the team has started their second managerial search of the offseason.

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Mets manager search: Updates on candidates and a potential timeline

No baseball team wants to find itself searching for a manager in late January, but that's where the Mets find themselves, after baseball's massive electronic cheating scandal swallowed Carlos Beltran.

Call to the Pen

New York Mets: Carlos Beltran, meet Wally Backman

New York Mets former manager Carlos Beltran is not the only person in recent memory to be fired before his first game. One had to sense that something would happen with Carlos Beltran in the wake of the Astros sign stealing saga. The new manager of the New York Mets was repetitively named as one […] New York Mets: Carlos Beltran, meet Wally Backman - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

New York Post

Inside Mets’ decision to rip the Carlos Beltran bandage

The Mets hired Carlos Beltran to be their manager less than three months ago. By Wednesday night, they were convinced they no longer had that Carlos Beltran. They knew a rookie manager — especially in New York, particularly for a win-now team — would face substantial obstacles. But one of those would not be credibility...

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Eduardo Perez says Mets haven't contacted him, speaks about Carlos Beltran situation

Perez, who was one of three finalists for the Mets manager job before it went to Beltran and could be a candidate again this time around, agreed with Beltran and the Mets parting ways.

Call to the Pen

New York Mets: Why Carlos Beltran had to go

Carlos Beltran and the New York Mets parted ways Thursday because it would have been impossible for the team to focus on winning games if he had stayed. The departure of Carlos Beltran after only a two-month tenure as manager of the New York Mets was presented by both sides as “mutually agreed on,” and […] New York Mets: Why Carlos Beltran had to go - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

New York Post

The Mets tipping point that ultimately cost Carlos Beltran

Carlos Beltran’s managerial tenure with the Mets concluded Thursday with zero wins, zero losses and one giant link to a cheating scheme. After Beltran was included in MLB’s report on the Astros’ sign stealing, the Mets decided the rookie manager wasn’t fit to serve in the role for which he was hired. They parted ways...

New York Post

The timeline to Carlos Beltran’s road to Mets ruin

A look back at how the Mets became ensnared in the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal: Nov. 1: Carlos Beltran is hired as the Mets’ new manager, replacing Mickey Callaway. Nov. 12: The Athletic reports the Astros used electronic surveillance to illegally steal signs from opposing catchers in 2017. Beltran, an Astros player at the time, denies...

Call to the Pen

New York Mets: Free Carlos Beltran

Carlos Beltran was wrongfully fired by the New York Mets on Thursday. Carlos Beltran, the New York Mets newly appointed manager, was connected to the Houston Astros as a part of the 2017 Houston Astros investigation, where they were found guilty of electronically stealing signs. Only 75 days, not even one game, into his tenure […] New York Mets: Free Carlos Beltran - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pinstripe Alley

NYY news: Beltran out, and baseball’s a-buzzin’

Photo by Rich Schultz/ Beltran out as Mets manager; ZiPS likes the Yankees; Tanaka among best offspeed hurlers; Altuve is a-buzzin’? New York Times | David Waldstein: Newly appointed Mets manager, and former Yankee, Carlos Beltran is out before working a single game. He’s the latest casualty in the ongoing MLB sign-stealing scandal. Beltran was not punished by MLB in the same sweeping declarations that have hit Jeff Luhnow and A.J. Hinch, but he was named in Rob Manfred’s statement as one of the ringleaders of the Astros’ scheme. FanGraphs | Dan Syzmborski: The annual ZiPS...

SNY TV

Mets Offseason Mailbag: Who should replace Carlos Beltran?

The Mets are in upheaval roughly three weeks before spring training starts as they search for a new manager to replace Carlos Beltran.

Brew Crew Ball

Once again, Pat Murphy could be a candidate for manager of the New York Mets

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via He was a finalist for the position back in November. The electronic sign-stealing scandal that rocked baseball this week has so far had wide-reaching consequences across three different franchises. The Houston Astros were obviously hit the hardest, losing multiple draft picks, having a hefty financial fine levied against them, and their owner dismissing manager AJ Hinch and GM Jeff Luhnow following the announcement of their suspensions. The Red Sox also released their manager Alex Cora, who was a coach with the Astros and heavily involved with...

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Brewers people think Pat Murphy would be 'ideal fit' for Mets manager

Since parting ways with Beltran on Thursday amidst the Astros sign-stealing scandal, Luis Rojas' name has come up as a potential candidate and Joe McEwing has thrown his hat in the ring.

New York Post

Carlos Beltran fallout: Answers to pressing questions

The Mets fired Carlos Beltran on Thursday, just 77 days after hiring him as their new manager, 73 days after introducing him at a Citi Field news conference and, even more to the point, three days after Rob Manfred rocked the baseball world with a report on illegal sign-stealing by the Astros. Plenty of questions...

Bleed Cubbie Blue

MLB Bullets says goodbye to Queens

Photo by Rich Schultz/ The Mets are the latest team impacted by the sign-stealing scandal as manager Carlos Beltran is gone before he manages a game. Where the three teams go from here. The Giants make history. I thought things would be quieter today than on Wednesday, but the bombshells just keep dropping. I guess the Braves changing the name of their stadium to the objectively awful “Truist Park” will have to wait until Monday. Except I just handled that now so it won’t need to anymore. I’m pretty sure we’ve never had three managers fired in January before. Maybe George...

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Mets brass explain reasoning behind why Carlos Beltran is out as manager

Van Wagenen said the Mets were unaware of the sign-stealing situation with the Astros when Beltran was hired on Nov. 1.

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Pete Alonso opens up on news of Carlos Beltran out as Mets manager

Alonso showed his leadership ability again on Thursday, weighing in on the situation by saying the Mets players need to focus on doing their jobs on the field, and expressing his confidence in the current roster.

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Why Mets should try to hire Buck Showalter as their next manager

Maybe it took longer than it needed to, but the decision to cut ties with Carlos Beltran shouldn't have any lingering impact on the Mets as it applies to their 2020 season. As long as they make a good choice to replace him. Ideally that would be Buck Showalter.

New York Post

Brodie Van Wagenen shows how overmatched he is with one Carlos Beltran answer

Brodie Van Wagenen did a fascinating thing Thursday afternoon. During a conference call that was supposed to explain why he and the owners of the Mets decided to fire a manager, the most eloquent and compelling testimony he offered instead was why, for the sake of the franchise, Steve Cohen has to arrive as soon...

Nick Swisher on Mickey Callaway's reporter feud and whether Mets need a change | MLB WHIPAROUND

Nick Swisher and Eric Karros join Chris Myers to discuss Mets manager Mickey Callaway's public feud with a beat reporter and whether the team needs to take immediate action. #FOXSports #MLB #MickeyCallaway #NewYorkMets

Mets introduce Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz at press conference

General manager Brodie Van Wagenen introduces the Mets' latest acquisitions, second baseman Robinson Cano and closer Edwin Diaz About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States

Brodie Van Wagenen is introduced as the Mets' new GM

The Mets introduce Brodie Van Wagenen as the 13th general manager in team history About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. an