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Mets GM Reportedly Charged with Drunk Driving (UPDATE: After Fundraiser At Owner’s House?)

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Are the Mets ever going to get themselves out of the news cycle? Are they about to have their THIRD GM in a year? This is just ridiculous.

Current interim GM Zack Scott – the one who replaced fired GM Jared Porter, and who recently threw his own players under the bus for having “compliance issues” when recovering from injuries – has been busted for drunk driving, per the NY Post:

Per the report, Scott was arrested in the wee hours on Tuesday, so soon after all the booing and thumbs down drama had been the entire focus of the sports world. I guess that won’t be the focus for the rest of this week.

The team has not yet responded to the latest drama. I don’t even know what to say, other than the Mets are unbelievable right now, and also: don’t drink and drive.

UPDATE: Well this certainly isn’t going to make things better:

Oh my. This is just so bad.

Here’s the Mets’ official statement, just released:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.