The Mets placed acting general manager Zack Scott on administrative leave “until further notice,” the team announced Thursday, hours after Scott pleaded not guilty to driving while intoxicated.
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Team president Sandy Alderson will assume Scott’s responsibilities, the Mets said in a statement.
Police found Scott sleeping in his car around 4 a.m. Tuesday morning in White Plains. He refused to give blood or submit to a breathalyzer before failing a field sobriety test.
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The Mets had already said Scott would not travel on the team’s upcoming road trip as they learned more and determined next steps.