NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — What’s the deal with SNY?
The television home of the Mets is suddenly in the market for a new studio analyst after failing to reach an agreement with Bobby Ojeda, according to multiple reports. And one well-known fan isn’t taking the news very well.READ MORE: Glass Bottle Attack In Chelsea Station Just The Latest Incident As Subway Crime IncreasesRacism Declared A Public Health Crisis In New York City
Ojeda, a member of the 1986 championship team, was known for pulling no punches during the Mets’ pre- and postgame shows. His departure after six years on SNY was “amicable,” according to the New York Post. Ojeda was pushing for a raise and the sides couldn’t come to terms, the newspaper reported.MORE NEWS: Civilian Complaint Review Board: Dozens Of NYPD Officers Should Be Disciplined For Misconduct During Black Lives Matter Protests Last Year
Former Mets pitcher Nelson Figueroa “is the lead candidate” to fill Ojeda’s slot with ex-Amazin’s Cliff Floyd and Marlon Anderson also in the mix, the Post reported.