Tag: New York Mets

Billy Eppler steps down as alleged misuse of injured list

Billy Eppler steps down as alleged misuse of injured list

Shortly after the firing of Mets manager Buck Showalter, Billy Eppler suddenly resigned from his general manager position with the New York Mets on Thursday. According to ESPN, an investigation was made into a fake injured list that he was using. The so-called phantom injured list, something with a negative stigma in the world of […]

New York Mets manager Buck Showalter fired

New York Mets manager Buck Showalter fired

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 […]

Mets pitcher, Drew Smith, Suspended After Violation

Mets pitcher, Drew Smith, Suspended After Violation

In a surprising turn of events, the New York Mets lost another player. Pitcher Drew Smith has been handed a suspension and fine after being caught using a sticky substance to enhance his performance during a game against the Yankees. The incident has sparked discussions about the use of foreign substances in baseball and how […]

MLB Suspends Mets’ Buck Showalter and Yoan Lopez

MLB Suspends Mets’ Buck Showalter and Yoan Lopez

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.

Former New York Mets pitcher and current SNY Television broadcaster Ron Darling announced that he’s been diagnosed with thyroid cancer

Former New York Mets pitcher and current SNY Television broadcaster Ron Darling announced that he’s been diagnosed with thyroid cancer

Former New York Mets pitcher and current SNY Television broadcaster Ron Darling announced that he’s been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, according to several published reports, including USA Today. A little less then a month ago, Darling announced he was taking a leave of absence for health reasons. He added that tests had revealed a large […]

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