I'm glad the Mets hired Mickey Callaway to be their manager. He was the right choice. However, it's so far been an up-and-down experience for him running his team, especially this past week.
In the wake of putting Todd Frazier and Jacob deGrom on the disabled list, and trading Matt Harvey, Callaway made national headlines when his team hit out of order in the first inning, lost later that day and ended up winless in six games during that road trip.
Callaway gathered his players and coaching staff after the game, explained to them what happened with the batting order and took full responsibility for what transpired.
"I told them I messed up big time and we need to do a better job moving forward," Callaway said, according to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick. "I took ownership of what happened, and I wanted them to hear that from me, not through the media...