Sandy was just made aware of this today as the espn report came out. So I do not blame the Mets on this however Jared has to go. https://t.co/oJ5QG9g1mA— Happy New Year (@thatmetschick) January 19, 2021
So who was the second choice as Mets GM during the GM Search? The off season was going so well and it looked like the Mets had a competent General Manager in the front office under Sandy Alderson. Then this came to light. I wonder how the Mets are going to recover from these texts from Porter. I want to see how Cohen is going to handle twitter comment on this now.
In a statement to ESPN Monday night, Mets president Sandy Alderson said: "I have spoken directly with Jared Porter regarding events that took place in 2016 of which we were made aware tonight for the first time. Jared has acknowledged to me his serious error in judgment, has taken responsibility for his conduct, has expressed remorse and has previously apologized for his actions. The Mets take these matters seriously, expect professional and ethical behavior from all of our employees, and certainly do not condone the conduct described in your story. We will follow up as we review the facts regarding this serious issue."
She considered alerting the Cubs but said she was concerned about possible repercussions. That summer, she said, she had developed a serious sleeping problem and was wracked with anxiety about whether she had made the wrong decision in coming to the U.S. Eventually, the woman said, she told her bosses, who referred her to a lawyer and connected her with a Cubs employee from her home country.
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Porter wasn't the first Mets GM to have sexual harassment issues and this one also had an affair with a Production Assistant. Click here to read the story.