Jared Porters shooting Tuesday for sending out lewd text messages to a reporter in 2016 left the Mets searching for a second general supervisor this offseason.
Group president Sandy Aldersons alternatives for filling the area might be restricted, with less than a month prior to pitchers and catchers are set up to report to spring training. A look at some possibilities:
The previous Red Sox executive was hired last month as Porters top lieutenant, supervising systems and analytics. When Porter was worked with, Scott was the runner-up for the task. Scott began with the Red Sox in 2004 and became part of three World Series winners with Boston.
The Giants special assistant was a finalist for the job when Porter was employed last month and has a long relationship with Alderson, dating to the 1980s in Oakland. Ricciardi was an unique assistant in the Mets front office from 2011-18 and owns previous GM experience with Toronto.
Michael Hill, Zack Scott, John RiccoGetty Images (2 ); Paul J. BereswillJ.P. Ricciardi
The previous Marlins president of baseball operations was a finalist for the GM job when Porter got employed. Hill stays a complimentary agent.
A pillar in the organization for nearly two years, Ricco became part of Sandy Aldersons transition team and assisted in interviews to employ the GM. Ricco formerly acted as assistant GM under Omar Minaya and Alderson prior to becoming part of a set of three that replaced Alderson following his resignation in 2018. For the last 2 seasons, Ricco headed unique tasks for the Mets and was associated with negotiating agreements.
The former Red Sox executive was employed last month as Porters top lieutenant, managing analytics and systems. Scott was the runner-up for the task when Porter was employed. A mainstay in the organization for nearly two years, Ricco was part of Sandy Aldersons transition team and assisted in interviews to work with the GM.