Mets keeping pitching coach Jeremy Hefner for 2022 MLB season

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The Mets are officially retaining Jeremy Hefner arsenic pitching coach, the squad announced Tuesday morning, exercising a squad enactment for 2022 connected his contract.

Hefner, 35, has been the Mets’ pitching manager for the past 2 seasons and volition stay successful the relation nether a caller manager erstwhile the squad replaces Luis Rojas, whose 2022 enactment wasn’t picked up.

He could beryllium the lone holdover from this year’s staff. Hitting coaches Hugh Quattlebaum and Kevin Howard are acceptable to instrumentality to insignificant league roles adjacent play with the remainder of the large league unit allowed to question different jobs successful the enactment erstwhile their contracts expire astatine the extremity of October.

The Mets person yet to prosecute a president of shot operations, which means they don’t yet cognize who volition beryllium hiring the adjacent manager. The Post reported connected Tuesday that the squad has begun looking internally for president of shot operations candidates.

Mets Jeremy HefnerThe Mets are exercising a 2022 enactment connected pitching manager Jeremy Hefner’s contract.Anthony J. Causi

Under Hefner, the Mets ranked ninth successful shot successful ERA this play contempt Jacob deGrom missing the backmost fractional of the twelvemonth with an elbow injury.