Pitching coach Mickey Callaway has been suspended by the Los Angeles Angels after allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards a number of girls who work in sports activities media.
The Angels introduced their choice Tuesday, a day after the allegations towards the previous New York Mets supervisor appeared in a report by The Athletic.
The group “will work intently with MLB to conduct a full investigation,” Angels spokesperson Marie Garvey stated.
Callaway joined the Angels in October 2019, three weeks after he was fired by the Mets following two years in cost. Earlier than that, the previous main league pitcher spent 5 seasons because the Cleveland Indians’ pitching coach.
The 5 girls who spoke to The Athletic on situation of anonymity gave detailed accounts of a number of situations of aggressive, inappropriate acts by Callaway over 5 years whereas he was employed by three groups.
One other time, he advised one of many girls he’d share details about the Mets if she bought drunk with him, the report stated. Multiple lady acquired a shirtless selfie or a number of from him, and one stated he massaged her shoulders within the dugout when he thought no one was watching, in line with the report.
Two of the ladies stated that they had been warned about Callaway’s behaviour by fellow media members and others in baseball, The Athletic stated.
The report got here two weeks after ESPN detailed sexually express, uninvited textual content messages and pictures despatched by former Mets common supervisor Jared Porter to a feminine reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago Cubs of their entrance workplace. Porter was fired by the Mets the next morning, and Main League Baseball deliberate to analyze him.
Mets President Sandy Alderson, who employed Porter, was GM of the group when Callaway was employed.