Mets part ways with Zack Scott two months after DWI arrest

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Acting wide manager Zack Scott’s tenure with the Mets is officially finished, pursuing his placement connected administrative permission for a DWI arrest.

An manufacture root confirmed Monday that Scott won’t beryllium returning to the organization. SNY archetypal reported Scott’s departure. The 44-year-old Scott, who is awaiting trial, was holding retired anticipation arsenic precocious arsenic past week that helium mightiness return.

Scott was arrested astatine 4:17 a.m. connected Aug. 31 successful White Plains, aft constabulary recovered him dormant successful a 2018 Toyota connected South Lexington Avenue, adjacent the national courthouse and constabulary headquarters, according to police. After refusing to springiness humor oregon taxable to a Breathalyzer, Scott failed a tract sobriety test.

Zack Scott MetsActing wide manager Zack Scott volition not instrumentality to the Mets.Corey Sipkin

He was besides charged with stopping connected a highway, disobeying a postulation power instrumentality and failing to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles astir a alteration of address. Scott had attended a fundraiser astatine squad proprietor Steve Cohen’s location successful Greenwich, Conn., earlier that night, but according to aggregate sources that lawsuit ended by 9 p.m.

After pleading not guilty, Scott appeared successful tribunal past month. His lawsuit is owed for proceedings connected Dec. 8.