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SportMets' Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas get into shouting match with reporter

02:15  24 june  2019
02:15  24 june  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

Mets issue statement after Callaway, Vargas curse out reporter

Mets issue statement after Callaway, Vargas curse out reporter The New York Mets have issued an apologetic statement over what happened in the clubhouse after Sunday’s game. The Mets said they “sincerely regret” what happened between Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas and reporter Tim Healey of Newsday. They added they have already apologized to Healey and will speak further with everyone involved. Statement from the Mets: “The Mets sincerely regret the incident that took place with one of our beat writers following today’s game in the clubhouse. We do not condone this type of behavior from any employee.

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Mets' Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas get into shouting match with reporter© Jim Young-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Mets collapsed and blew a late lead against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, and tensions boiled over in the clubhouse afterward.

With one out in the bottom of the eighth and the Mets up 3-2, the Cubs put two men on with Javy Baez coming to the plate. Reliever Seth Lugo was left in to face him and gave up a three-run home run that ultimately proved decisive as Chicago salvaged a split of the four-game series.

After the defeat, Callaway and starting pitcher Jason Vargas took offense to something said by a reporter, and things got heated.

Earlier, Callaway had sparred with a different reporter over questions regarding his usage of closer Edwin Diaz.

It certainly appears that frustrations have completely boiled over for the 37-41 Mets. The initial questioning, at least, was completely legitimate, and Callaway’s terse response was unwarranted. It’s unclear what was said to spark the major incident, but it’s a terrible look for the Mets. The manager had already been on the hot seat with some observers with a possible interest in the job being critical of what’s happening there, and this won’t help.

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Queens is burning. Again. 

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