January 15, 2020 | 10: 15pm
An celebration built to rejoice a Mets legend is now staying overshadowed by Carlos Beltran’s uncertain long term as supervisor.
As the Mets acquire Thursday morning in Port St. Lucie, Fla. to rename a avenue exterior their spring education ballpark following Mike Piazza, all notice will be on Beltran, who MLB implicated in the Houston Astros’ indicator-stealing scandal that has led to two suspensions and three firings.
In accordance to The Post’s Mike Puma, the Mets will not announce the destiny of Beltran on Wednesday and it’s unclear no matter whether the business will tackle Beltran’s shaky predicament right before or soon after the Piazza ceremony. Beltran at this time is in Port St. Lucie as the workforce prepares for pitchers and catchers to report in February.
There has been tension on the Mets to determine the destiny of their lately employed skipper, right after the league on Monday suspended Astros manager A.J. Hinch and GM Jeff Luhnow 1 year each. MLB identified the two did not do more than enough to stop the dishonest operation that began in 2017 and lasted through portion of 2018, and Houston subsequently fired both adult men.
Then on Tuesday, the Pink Sox fired supervisor Alex Cora, who was Houston’s bench coach in 2017 and assisted orchestrate the sign-stealing, which associated a digicam in heart discipline relaying symptoms to the Astros’ dugout. Players then banged on rubbish cans to relay indications to batters, MLB confirmed.