1986 legend Mookie Wilson has been let go by the Mets. Again.
The winds of change blew through the Mets’ coaching staff on Wednesday, and when the gale subsided, four coaches were gone.
The Mets have announced some coaching changes for 2012 and my immediate reaction is that losing Chip Hale is a big hit while adding Tim Teufel as third base coach and Ricky Bones as bullpen coach makes sense.
The Mets announced several changes in their staff Wednesday. First base coach Mookie Wilson, bench coach Ken Oberkfell, bullpen coach Jon Debus and third base coach Chip Hale will not return.
Wally Backman was passed over for Terry Collins as the next manager of the Mets, but the fiery Double-A manager still has a firm believer in Darryl Strawberry.
The Mets have tapped Wally Backman to replace Tim Teufel as manager of New York’s Double-A Binghamton farm team.
Ken Oberkfell has been hired as the New York Mets’ bench coach under new manager Terry Collins following two seasons as the team’s Triple-A manager at Buffalo.
Could we maybe give the guy a chance? If you listen to Mets fans, new manager Terry Collins might as well have a two month contract.
Chip Hale will remain with the Mets as third base coach after finishing a “close second” for New York’s managerial job, according to WFAN’s Jon Heyman.
Mark Sanchez looked sharp leading Gang Green down the field during their winning drive Sunday, as it was just another day at the office for Rex Ryan’s cardiac Jets.
Terry Collins is a major league manager once again, hired by the New York Mets to help revitalize a franchise that has struggled on the field and at the gate.
After completing second interviews with four finalists, the New York Mets plan to select their next manager no later than Monday.
New general manager Sandy Alderson conducted second interviews Wednesday with Bob Melvin and Chip Hale, accompanied by chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and three other front-office staff.
Forget the external candidates and bring on the in-house boys – the Mets’ Final Four is down to Terry Collins, Bob Melvin, Chip Hale and Wally Backman.
Terry Collins, Bob Melvin, Wally Backman and Chip Hale became finalists for New York Mets manager when the team narrowed the field Tuesday night to four candidates who all worked for the organization this year.