Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal reports that Mets pitching coach Rick Peterson has fallen out of favor with some in the front office. Rosenthal says that if the Mets start dropping games at an alarming rate again that Willie Randolph won’t be the only one on the unemployment line.
He says that Peterson and hitting coach Howard Johnson would be fired with Randolph. That’s near total house cleaning.
Rosenthal says that it wouldn’t be long before another team picked up Peterson. He’s well respected in baseball.
Personally, I think that the value of coaching is overrated. It comes down to having players with talent much more than the influence of coach’s. I won’t be shedding any tears if Peterson or HoJo are gone.