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Morning Mound Visit: Mets dismiss GM Zack Scott

Scott out; What’s going on with attendance; Giants owner can’t stop donating to far right candidates

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Anthony Dicomo | MLB.com: Zack Scott will not return to the Mets as general manager regardless of the result of his DUI trial. Scott took over the role of GM when Jared Porter was fired for sexual misconduct.

Rob Mains | Baseball Prospectus $: Attendance was way down in 2021. Even after parks opened to full capacity, some teams like the Marlins struggled to draw over 10,000 fans a game. Does this mean baseball is dying? Eh, not really. There’s something else going on.

Eric Ting | SF Gate: Charles B. Johnson, principal owner of the San Francisco Giants, made a pledge back in January to cease political donations to candidates who didn’t respect the results of the 2020 presidential election or promoted violence such as what occurred on January 6. Turns out he was lying. I know, shocking, right? Johnson recently made a donation to Herschel Walker, “one of the most prolific ‘Stop the Steal’ enthusiasts.”