Almost one month after the New York Mets announced that former Cleveland Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway would replace Terry Collins as manager, they have formally announced his new pitching staff. With the departures of longtime pitching coach Dan Warthen and hitting coach Kevin Long looming, the team brought in former Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees pitching coach Dave Eiland to fill the role, former Boston Red Sox bench coach Gary DiSarcina to replace Dick Scott, and former Philadelphia Phillies general manager and Red Sox first bace coach Ruben Amaro Jr. to take over for Tim Teufel at first, while also serving as outfield and baserunning instructor.

The Mets also announced that Pat Roessler was promoted from assistant hitting coach to hitting coach to replace Long, with Tom Slater taking over as assistant, with Glenn Sherlock and Ricky Bones also returning as third base coach/catching instructor and bullpen coach respectively.

Eiland has built an impressive resume across his nine seasons working for the Yankees and Royals, being apart of two world series winning teams in 2009 and 2015. He also has a relationship with Calloway, dating back to when the two were teammates with the Rays in 1999. Warthen, who had been the team’s pitching coach since 2008, was let go after the season and has since since with the Texas Rangers to be an assistant pitching coach.

The 49-year-old DiSarcina spent 2017 as the bench coach for the Red Sox, but he lost the position when the team fired manager John Farrell after the season. Previously, DiSarcina held other roles with the Boston organization, including serving as its Triple-A manager in 2013. He also worked with the Angels on a couple of occasions, most recently as a third and first base coach on Mike Scioscia’s staff from 2014-16, after spending his entire playing career with the Halos as a shortstop from 1989-2000.

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