New York Mets GM Zack Scott arrested for DUI
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Court docket paperwork present that the 44-year-old Scott was arrested at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday by police in White Plains, New York, in Westchester County, after being discovered stopped in his 2018 Toyota. Scott lives within the close by suburb of Rye.
“We have been stunned and deeply disillusioned to be taught this morning about an alleged DUI involving Zack Scott,” the Mets mentioned in a Twitter submit.
“We take this matter very severely. Zack won’t be touring with the crew for our upcoming street journey whereas we be taught extra and decide subsequent steps.”
Varied information reviews mentioned that Scott had been arrested for DUI.
ESPN, citing sources, reported that Scott had been at Mets proprietor Steve Cohen’s residence earlier than his arrest.
New York Put up baseball author Joel Sherman wrote on Twitter that “Scott was on the Amazin’ Mets Basis charity occasion Monday night time at Steve Cohen’s Connecticut residence.”
“However a supply mentioned the occasion was over by 9pm,” Sherman tweeted.
A Mets spokesman didn’t instantly reply to CNBC when requested if Scott had been at Cohen’s residence, and what time he left.
Information of Scott’s arrest follows an embarrassing skid for a Mets crew that entered the season with hopes of contending for a divisional title, if no more.
After stumbling to a 9-19 file in August, the Mets sit third within the NL East division at 65-67.
Tensions got here to a head on Sunday, when struggling stars Francisco Lindor and Javier Baez gave a thumbs-down gesture to followers throughout a house win over the Washington Nationals. Baez mentioned the gamers have been responding to booing.
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