The New York Mets they were considering the first base coach of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Clayton McCullough, as a bench coach after he impressed in his managerial interview with the Queens, but a hiring doesn’t seem likely to materialize.
Famous MLB Network journalist Jon Heyman tweeted that New York’s top brass do not believe McCullough would leave Los Angeles to take a coaching role elsewhere, especially in the so-called ‘Big Apple’:
Instead, it looks like he’s ready to return for a second season on the staff of Japanese manager Dave Roberts in LA. The Mets were looking for a possible “headline-grabbing signing” for a bench coach.
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The Mets know McCullough has always turned down coaching jobs elsewhere. The Mets continue to work on the bench job.
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