New York Mets Fire GM

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Jared Porter, the general manager of the New York Mets, was fired Tuesday after ESPN reported he sent a female reporter sexually explicit and unsolicited texts in 2016.

New York Mets general manager Jared Porter was fired early Tuesday morning after reports emerged that he had sent unsolicited and explicit photos to a female reporter in 2016, team owner Steve Cohen said. 

New York Mets owner Steve Cohen tweeted Monday that the team has fired general manager Jared Porter after a damning report about the executive’s lewd sexting to a female journalist. “There should be zero tolerance for this type of behavior,” Cohen wrote.

New York Mets general manager Jared Porter has been fired by the organization following a texting scandal.

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