By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — After a long search, the New York Mets may have found their new general manager.

Multiple reports say the team is finalizing a deal with former Angels GM Billy Eppler.

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The 46-year-old was with the Angels from 2015 to 2020.

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His biggest accomplishment was signing Shoehei Ohtani, who is the favorite for this year’s AL MVP.

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Before he joined the Angels, Eppler served in a variety of roles with the Yankees, including as the team’s assistant general manager between 2012 and 2014.

CBSNewYork Team