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Latest Mets News
As initially reported by Tim Healey of Newsday and Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, the Mets shook up their coaching staff. Former hitting coach Pat Roessler will not return for a second season. Former first coach Ruben Amaro Jr will shift to an advising role to Brodie Van Wagenen while Glenn Sherlock moved across the diamond and will take over Amaro’s post. Former bench coach Gary DiSarcina will replace Sherlock at third. Finally, bullpen coach Ricky Bones will be reassigned to a front office role.
The finalists for BBWAA’s awards were announced. Expectedly, Jacob deGrom was one of the three finalists for the NL Cy Young but he was snubbed from receiving the NL MVP award. The full list of nominees can be found here.
Joel Sherman of The New York Post also hears that Van Wagenen’s contract is for four years and $10 million.
Brodie Van Wagenen had dinner with Peter Alonso to discuss his impressive Arizona Fall League.
Former Met Manager Davey Johnson is one of the 10 people that are part of the Hall of Fame’s 2019 Veterans Committee.
Latest MLB News
Joel Sherman of Yahoo Sports tweets that Dodgers GM Farhan Zaidi is the Giants’ top choice to become their next GM.
In this year’s GM meeting, Morosi reports eliminating trade waivers after the Trade Deadline will be explored.
Theo Epstein isn’t concerned with an extension for his manager Joe Maddon.
Latest NL East News
Quite a few NL East players were nominated for BBWAA’s awards. Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña Jr are finalists for the NL Rookie of the Year award while Braves skipper Brian Snitker is the NL Manager of the Year nominee.
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Matt Musico thinks Brodie Van Wagenen has a tough task this offseason in remaking the Mets bullpen.
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