Sources: Mets, Beltran 'Mutually Agree To Part Ways' After Astros Controversy

The Mets and new manager, Carlos Beltran have “mutually agreed to part ways.”

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Mets and new manager Carlos Beltran have “mutually agreed to part ways.”

The team had been quiet since news broke of Beltran’s involvement in the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal during their 2017 World Series championship season, when he was a player. Beltran, who was hired by the Mets in November, was the only player mentioned in MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s nine-page report, which was released on Monday.

READ: Robert Manfred Jr. Report on Astros (PDF)

As a result of its findings, the league suspended Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch for a year, fined the franchise $5 million and took away its 2020 and ’21 first- and second-round draft picks.

Astros owner Jim Crane then fired both Luhnow and Hinch.

On Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox parted ways with manager Alex Cora, who was the Astros’ bench coach in 2017. The MLB report suggested Cora was heavily involved in the scheme. The Red Sox are currently under investigation for stealing signs during their 2018 championship season.


You might also like

April 4, 2020 Saturday
April 2, 2020 Thursday
April 1, 2020 Wednesday
March 29, 2020 Sunday
March 27, 2020 Friday
March 26, 2020 Thursday
March 25, 2020 Wednesday
March 24, 2020 Tuesday
March 23, 2020 Monday
March 22, 2020 Sunday
March 20, 2020 Friday
March 19, 2020 Thursday
March 18, 2020 Wednesday
March 17, 2020 Tuesday
March 16, 2020 Monday
March 15, 2020 Sunday
March 13, 2020 Friday
March 12, 2020 Thursday
March 11, 2020 Wednesday
March 10, 2020 Tuesday
March 9, 2020 Monday
March 8, 2020 Sunday
Show More