BREAKING: After a couple of weeks of speculation, the Mets coaching staff is finally seeing some changes. The team dismissed hitting coach Chili Davis and assistant hitting coach Tom Slater following the team’s 6-5 loss to the Cardinals on Monday night. Slater had held his position since 2017, while Davis had been with the organization since 2019.
Mets Coaching Staff: Future of the Team
A lot of Mets fans have been begging for a change since the season started. The team has scored just 76 runs in 23 games (3.30 runs per game), which is last in MLB. They have also been horrendous with runners in scoring position, hitting just .208 in those situations.
Replacing Davis will be Hugh Quattlebaum, the Mets’ director of hitting. Executive Director of Player Development Kevin Howard is set to replace Slater.
While Davis and Slater were both dismissed, don’t expect this to be the last change to the Mets coaching staff this season. With the team underperforming at just 11-12, it wouldn’t be too shocking manager Luis Rojas is next on the hot seat.
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