Zack Scott DWI case: Former Mets executive found not guilty
Former Mets basic supervisor Zack Scott was found not guilty of DWI costs on Thursday, per The Athletic’s Tim Britton.
Scott was arrested on August 31 after police found him sleeping in his automobile early in White Plains, New York. He charged in early September, and was subsequently fired by New York in November.
He was found not guilty after a decide decided Scott had handed area sobriety checks after refusing breathalyzer and blood checks.
“I’m grateful for at the moment’s verdict. Nonetheless, I remorse selections I made on August 31, leading to circumstances that led to my arrest,” Scott mentioned in an announcement. “I am grateful to Sandy Alderson for the chance to guide baseball operations for the Mets and need my former teammates nothing however the most effective going ahead.”
Scott was employed by New York in December 2020 after the Mets fired then-general supervisor Jared Porter, who was dismissed after he reportedly despatched specific, unsolicited texts to a feminine reporter.
Billy Eppler will function New York’s basic supervisor in 2022 after being given a four-year contract in November 2021.
The Mets enter 2022 seeing their first playoff look since 2016. New York completed third within the NL East final season at 77–85.
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