The New York Mets say goodbye to Buck Showalter, their latest manager in the last six years. According to AP News, the 67-year-old was fired on Sunday following a disappointing summer season for the team. Showalter’s departure precedes the introduction of the new president of baseball operations on Monday. Showalter has had a long career managing […]
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The Major League Baseball Association suspended and fined New York Mets manager Buck Showalter for a game after Yoan Lopez intentionally threw at Phillies player Kyle Schwarber on Sunday night during the ninth inning. Glenn Sherlock, bench coach, stepped in for the manager for the Monday night’s game. MLB’s Senior Vice President for On-Field Operations, Michael Hill, announced the punishment and suspension just 20 minutes before the initial first pitch of New York’s 5-2 loss to World Series champions, Atlanta.