Hensley Meulens “Solid Frontrunner” To Be Mets’ Bench Coach
By TC Zencka | November 23, 2019 at 3:44pm CDTHensley Meulens is a “solid leader” to turn into the following seat mentor for the New York Mets, however the group isn’t affirming any new contract choices right now, tweets Andy Martino of the SNY Network. Jennifer Mercedes of La Vida Baseball (by means of Twitter) is hearing that the Mets and their recently procured chief Carlos Beltran are prepared to tab Meulens in the job now. This degree of gossip frequently prompts a declaration from the group, however Martino recommends nothing official is up and coming.
Meulens has made the rounds the past couple of seasons as another director competitor, and he would come to New York exceptionally respected after a characterizing profession on the instructing staff of the San Francisco Giants. He spent the previous two seasons in a similar job he’ll possibly man in New York, filling in as seat mentor to Bruce Bochy. He was Bochy’s hitting mentor from 2010 to 2017, during which time the Giants won three titles. Beltran, obviously, ran into Meulens during his short stretch in a Giants uniform in the 2011 season.
The Marlins reportedly offered Meulens a job on Don Mattingly’s staff, with whom Meulens was a colleague for parts of five seasons from 1989 to 1993 as a player with the New York Yankees. Meulens was likewise in discussion with the Giants about their open administrative situation before being educated as of late that he was no longer in the running.
Joey Cora, Fredi Gonzalez, Jerry Narron, and Terry Collins have additionally been named at different occasions as potential contender to expect the job of Beltran’s correct hand man. Meulens has less administrative experience than a portion of different up-and-comers recorded, however he managed the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic in 2013 and 2017. Alongside his numerous years under the initiative of Bochy, Meulens would apparently give a lot of understanding and direction for the Mets’ youngster captain.