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NL East News: Mets to fire Dan Warthen

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Check out what’s going on in the National League East.

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The Mets are reportedly letting pitching coach Dan Warthen go. This comes as a surprise to approximately no one given how much the New York’s pitching staff has struggled this season. Between the myriad of pitching injuries and inadequacy, the Mets starters have have averaged a 5.13 ERA.

Warthen has been on the Mets coaching staff since 2008. No word yet on who could be a potential replacement, but it looks as if New York will be turning to internal candidates first. One option being bullpen coach Ricky Bones, who has been working with New York’s relievers since 2012.

Here’s what other news and rumors are happening in the National League East: