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Report: Billy Eppler Resigned from Mets amid MLB Investigation for Improper IL Utilization

Julia Stumbaugh October 6, 2023 Rich Schultz/Getty Images New York Mets general manager Billy Eppler’s Thursday resignation came during an ongoing MLB investigation of alleged injured list misuse, according to the New York Post’s Mike Puma, Joel Sherman, Jon Heyman and Mark W. Sanchez. Eppler resigned after the league told the Mets about the investigation

Report: Billy Eppler Resigned from Mets amid MLB Investigation for Improper IL Utilization

Julia StumbaughOctober 6, 2023

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20: General manager Billy Eppler of the New York Mets talks during a press conference to introduce pitcher Justin Verlander at Citi Field on December 20, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

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New York Mets normal supervisor Billy Eppler’s Thursday resignation got here throughout an ongoing MLB investigation of alleged injured record misuse, in accordance with the New York Put up‘s Mike Puma, Joel Sherman, Jon Heyman and Mark W. Sanchez.

Eppler resigned after the league advised the Mets concerning the investigation, Puma, Sherman, Heyman and Sanchez reported.

In his resignation statement, Eppler mentioned he needed to offer new president of baseball operations David Stearns “a clear slate.”

Eppler joined the Mets on a four-year contract in November 2021.

USA Right this moment‘s Bob Nightengale and ESPN’s Jeff Passan confirmed Puma, Sherman, Heyman and Sanchez’s report.

Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

Main League Baseball is investigating former Mets normal supervisor Billy Eppler for improperly utilizing the injured record, sources verify to ESPN.

The investigation stays open amid Eppler’s resignation as Mets GM at present. The @nypost first reported the league wanting into Eppler.

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Eppler’s exit comes on the tail finish of a disappointing season for the Mets, who regardless of fielding the costliest staff in MLB history had been eradicated from playoff competition two weeks ago earlier than ending the common season with a 75-87 report.

These outcomes led to modifications together with the firing of supervisor Buck Showalter after two seasons with the Mets, in addition to the drawing up of a five-year contract with Stearns, who beforehand served as president of the Milwaukee Brewers.

Eppler attended Stearns’ introductory convention earlier this week and “was anticipated to remain on” with the staff, in accordance with Passan. That reportedly modified when Eppler realized about MLB’s investigation.

“He determined it’s in everybody’s greatest curiosity to totally hand over the management of baseball operations to David Stearns,” Mets proprietor Steve Cohen mentioned Thursday about Eppler’s resignation.

Though Eppler had not but spoken with league investigators as of Thursday night, he’s “anticipated to cooperate with this probe,” in accordance with Puma, Sherman, Heyman and Sanchez.

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