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.
The New York Metropolitans just got exponentially smarter. We don’t know if they got any better.
Paul DePodesta is joining Sandy Alderson in the New York Mets’ front office, the second high-profile hiring by the new general manager.