The Mets made things official on Monday, introducing Carlos Beltran as the 22nd manager in team history during a press conference at Citi Field.
In addition to Beltran's introduction and his thoughts on taking over the reins, Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen spoke about the hiring process and what could be in store for the team this offeason.
Here's what happened, in case you missed it...
Beltran said it was "surreal" to be back with the Mets and that he "can't wait to rewrite" the story >> Read more
Van Wagenen and Beltran discussed the potential of Terry Collins joining the staff >> Read more
The Mets will extend a qualifying offer to free agent Zack Wheeler while continuing dialogue regarding a potential contract extension >> Read more
Van Wagenen weighed in on whether the Mets will be able to sign a top free agent, noting that the team has already shown a willingness to let him make "some bold decisions." >> Read more
With the hiring of Beltran, he became the first Latino manager or coach in New York sports history >> Read more
On a new Shea Anything podcast, Andy Martino and Doug Williams talked all things Beltran. Click below to listen...
Van Wagenen said he Mets will consider Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman as potential options for the 2020 starting rotation >> Read more
As far as the future of Yoenis Cespedes goes, Van Wagenen said he is unsure whether the outfielder will be able to play in 2020 after suffering a season-ending ankle injury in 2019 while on his ranch >> Read more
Regarding the hiring of Beltran, Van Wagenen outlined five reasons why he stood out >> Read more
In that same vein, Van Wagenen explained why the Mets passed on Joe Girardi, who became manager of the Phillies >> Read more
Beltran explained what kind of manager he hopes to be >> Read more