Mets Fire Zack Scott Two Months After His Arrest

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Zack Scott was placed connected permission connected Sept. 1. He had been charged with driving portion intoxicated.

In Zack Scott’s lone  play   with the Mets, the squad  won 77 games. Next play   the squad  volition  person  a caller   beforehand   bureau   and a caller   manager   successful  the dugout.
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David Waldstein

Nov. 1, 2021, 9:06 p.m. ET

Zack Scott is the latest Mets enforcement to permission the squad nether a acheronian cloud. Scott was fto spell by the Mets connected Monday, 2 months aft helium was placed connected administrative leave, according to a shot enforcement who had been briefed connected the substance but could not talk publically astir it.

SNY, the Mets tv network, reported the quality first.

After galore years successful the Boston Red Sox organization, Scott was hired by the Mets successful December to beryllium an adjunct wide manager. He was promoted to wide manager connected an interim basis aft Jared Porter was fired from his station successful January pursuing allegations that helium had sexually harassed a pistillate reporter.

Scott oversaw a squad that won lone 77 games and that fired Manager Luis Rojas soon aft the play ended. But Scott’s presumption successful the enactment had go untenable aft helium was arrested successful White Plains, N.Y., connected a drunken-driving charge. That lawsuit is inactive pending.

After Scott was suspended, Sandy Alderson, the team’s president, stepped successful to fulfill the duties of wide manager, but the squad is looking to prosecute a imperishable president of shot operations truthful that Alderson tin retreat into a broader relation arsenic an advisor to the squad owner, Steven Cohen.

The squad has truthful acold failed to onshore immoderate of the well-known targets for the president’s job, similar Theo Epstein and Billy Beane, truthful it is said to present beryllium looking for a younger, little experienced idiosyncratic to instrumentality implicit the operation.

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