The Mets’ Lousy Week Continues

To recap the Mets week:

  • Players gave a “thumbs down” gesture to fans during a game because they didn’t like being booed. Their feelings were hurt.
  • President Sandy Alderson issued a statement calling the behavior unacceptable.
  • Javy Baez and Francisco Lindor apologized.

Now we’ve got the team’s acting General Manager arrested for allegedly driving drunk, via the The New York Post:

It’s another thumbs-down for the Mets.

Acting General Manager Zack Scott is facing driving while intoxicated charges after he was busted dozing in his car in White Plains, The Post has learned.

Scott, 44, was nabbed at 4:17 a.m. Tuesday when cops caught him snoozing in a 2018 Toyota on South Lexington Avenue near the federal courthouse, White Plains Police Capt. James Spencer said Wednesday.

The embattled GM refused to give blood or submit to a breathalyzer but underwent a field sobriety test and failed, Spencer said.

He was charged and released and is due back in White Plains City Court on Thursday.

Jeff Passan at ESPN reports that Scott was at owner Steve Cohen’s home that night. That was for a fundraiser for the team’s Amazin’ Mets Foundation.

Here’s a team statement:

Gotta bust this out to end the story:

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