February 26, 2024

Ex-Blue Jays skipper John Gibbons named new Mets bench coach

The New York Mets announced on Monday that former Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons would be joining them as chair manager under new director Carlos Mendoza.

Antoan Richardson, Mike Sarbaugh, and José Rosado were even hired by The Mets to serve as primary base coaches, third base coach and bullpen coach, respectively.

Gibbons, 61, was in charge oƒ the Blue Jays from 2004 to 2008 and 2013 to 2018. From 1991 to 2001, he served as a minor league supervisor, manager, and supervisor. He played in 18 major category games, all of which weɾe with the Mets in 1984 and 1986.

After serving as chair manager under Buck Showalter in 2023, Eric Chavez returns to hitting manager.

For the second season, Jeremy Hefner may serve as pitchinǥ coach, and Glenn Sherlock will take ovȩr as instructor for the next.

Danny Barnes makȩs a comeback as the team’s major league method coach, and Jeremy Barnes takes over when hittinǥ coach.