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82-year-old former Orioles manager Phil Regan named interim pitching coach by Mets

82-year-old former Orioles manager Phil Regan named interim pitching coach by Mets

The New York Mets fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez on Thursday, and named former Orioles manager Phil Regan interim pitching coach, Ricky Bones interim bullpen coach and Jeremy Accardo interim pitching strategist.

The team announced the moves before its game against the Chicago Cubs.

Regan, 82, has been the Mets' minor league assistant pitching coordinator since 2016 after spending 2009-2015 as the pitching coach for St. Lucie of the Single-A Florida State League. The former major league pitcher managed the Orioles during the 1995 season.

Bones, an Orioles pitcher in 1999, began this year as the pitching coach for St. Lucie. He was...

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