NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 26: Carlos Mendoza #64 of the New York Yankees fills in as manager for tonight's game between the New York Yankees and the San Diego Padres as New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone is suspended for the game at Yankee Stadium on May 26, 2023 in Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Good morning, Sports fans!  We’ve got another thrilling Sports Report for ya!  All kinds of action including football, basketball, and hockey!  But first!  How about a little hot stove baseball talk!

And we’ve got some breaking news as ESPN is reporting that the Mets will hire long-time Yankee coach Carlos Mendoza as their new manager…which would be a surprising pick to many!

New York Yankees Photo Day

TAMPA, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 21: Carlos Mendoza #64 of the New York Yankees poses for a portrait during the New York Yankees Photo Day on February 21, 2019 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

 

It’s no disrespect to Mendoza.  But he has been in the Yankee system for the past fifteen years…and some Mets fans are rubbed the wrong way by that fact.  Mendoza started as a Minor League coach…before working his way to become the infield coach of the Major League squad in 2017.  Then, in 2019, he became manager Aaron Boone’s bench coach (which is his job currently).

New York Yankees v Philadelphia Phillies

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA – MARCH 04: Interim Manager Carlos Mendoza #64 of the New York Yankees performs drills during batting practice prior to the spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies at BayCare Ballpark on March 04, 2021 in Clearwater, Florida. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)

 

Regardless…Mendoza would be taking over for a fired Buck Showalter who struggled this year…however he did win over 100 games in 2021.  So the pressure would be on for Mendoza big-time.

New York Mets v Washington Nationals

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 09: Manager Buck Showalter #11 of the New York Mets watches the game in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 09, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

 

 

We’ll see what happens…but this is a pretty interesting move by the Mets…certainly it is unexpected.  There are some veteran managers out there like Joe Maddon (who won a World Series with the Cubs in 2016)…going with a rookie manager could be a little risky.  Anyway…I’m Davey Mac…that’s my two cents!  Now on to the Scoreboard!

San Diego Padres v New York Yankees

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 26: Acting manager Carlos Mendoza #64 of the New York Yankees pulls the starting pitcher in the fifth inning against the San Diego Padres at Yankee Stadium on May 26, 2023 in Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

 

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    Los Angeles Chargers v New York Jets

    EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY – NOVEMBER 06: Khalil Mack #52 of the Los Angeles Chargers forces a fumble against Zach Wilson #2 of the New York Jets during the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on November 06, 2023 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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    New York Knicks v Atlanta Hawks

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    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – NOVEMBER 06: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers dunks between Corey Kispert #24 and Mike Muscala #35 of the Washington Wizards during the third quarter at the Wells Fargo Center on November 06, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

  • Hockey Tonight: Devils Vs. Avs

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    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – NOVEMBER 05: Curtis Lazar #42 of the New Jersey Devils high fives teammates after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the third period at the United Center on November 05, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

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    Carolina Hurricanes v New York Rangers

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Will Cuylle #50 of the New York Rangers celebrates his game wining goal against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2023 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Hurricanes 2-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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    Buffalo Sabres v Philadelphia Flyers

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – NOVEMBER 01: Tyson Foerster #71 of the Philadelphia Flyers reacts during the third period against the Buffalo Sabres at the Wells Fargo Center on November 01, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

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    New York Mets v New York Yankees

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JULY 25: Domingo German #0 of the New York Yankees pitches during the first inning against the New York Mets at Yankee Stadium on July 25, 2023 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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