Reports: Mets GM throws chair in heated meeting

The All-Star break is not quite here yet, but the New York Mets have had enough drama to fill numerous seasons, and that was before their general manager reportedly threw a chair during a heated meeting with the coaching staff.According to multiple reports Saturday, Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen called for a meeting with manager Mickey Callaway and the team’s coaches immediately following Friday night’s meltdown, and then ripped into them over the fact the Mets’ bullpen wasted a solid seven-inning outing by starter Jacob deGrom.After deGrom gave up only two runs over seven innings, the Mets surrendered five runs in the ninth — with four of them charged to closer Edwin Diaz — and lost 7-2.At the end of the meeting, according to multiple outlets, Van Wagenen threw a chair and yelled at Callaway to go do his “(expletive) press conference.” According to the New York Post, the first outlet to report the incident, assistant GM Allard Baird was also in the meeting.When Callaway met with media members following the game, he made no mention of the since reported incident.The New York Post reported that Van Wagenen neither confirmed nor denied the incident when reached by phone Saturday.

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