Mets hire former Mariners manager as a scout

  • Mon Feb 8th, 2010 1:31pm
  • Sports

Associated Press

NEW YORK — Former major league manager Bob Melvin has been hired as a professional scout by the New York Mets.

Melvin was the NL Manager of the Year in 2007 with Arizona. He managed the Seattle Mariners from 2003-04 and then the Diamondbacks from 2005 until he was fired last May 8 and replaced by A.J. Hinch.