By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Mets open their season in 84 days, but already former general manager Zack Scott has won a big victory.

A judge in White Plains found Scott not guilty on all criminal charges stemming from an August DWI arrest.

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Attorney Bruce Bendish said police bodycam video convinced the judge that Scott was not intoxicated or impaired.

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The charge prompted the Mets to fire Scott.

“He has a good reputation in the baseball community. He’s well respected. So, I’m very confident that after hearing this verdict he’ll be able to start again his career,” Bendish said.

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In a statement, Scott thanked the Mets for his brief time with the team, and apologized for bad choices that led to his arrest.

CBSNewYork Team