Former Mets general manager Billy Eppler to be suspended for 2024 season for IL manipulation

Former New York Mets general manager Billy Eppler has been disciplined.마카오카지노주소

The Major League Baseball Secretariat announced on the 10th (Korea time) that it will put Eppler on the ineligible list until the end of the 2024 World Series under the name of Commissioner Rob Manfred.

Eppler will not be able to work in the majors in the 2024 season unless the commissioner pardons him.

Eppler abruptly stepped down as general manager of the New York Mets in October last year. It has since been revealed that he is being investigated by the Major League Baseball secretariat.

In fact, the problem was the so-called “fake IL” of putting players who were not injured on the injured list.

It is a representative evil and practice in Major League Baseball that clubs openly practice to exclude players who do not have minor options but have been pushed out of their power from the roster without going through the wave process.

The Major League Baseball Secretariat said it conducted interviews with more than 36 officials, including Eppler, through its investigation department and reviewed related documents and electronic records to conclude that Eppler improperly used the injured list.

They explained the reason for the disciplinary action, saying that Eppler intentionally manipulated the player’s injury situation by submitting related documents for the purpose of improper use of the injured list over the 2022 and 2023 seasons.

“I have been fully and transparently involved in the investigation process of the MLB Secretariat and accept its decision,” Eppler said in a statement.

Meanwhile, the league’s secretariat added that the investigation found that Eppler’s actions were arbitrary and that there was no involvement by the owner or senior officials.

They announced the conclusion of the case, saying, “The investigation has been completed, and there will be no additional comment on it.”

After graduating from the University of Connecticut, Eppler got a job as a scout for the Colorado Rockies in 2000 and started his career as a frontrunner. He moved to the New York Yankees in 2005 and was promoted to the scout director, and discovered Bartolo Colon, Eric Chavez, Corey Wade, Freddie Garcia, Russell Martin, and Andrew Jones in the process to be recognized for their skills. He was promoted to the vice president ahead of the 2012 season.

In October 2015, he took over as general manager of the Angels and finally became the top decision maker at the front desk. He dreamed of running for president by signing Shohei Ohtani, Justin Upton, Anthony Rendon and Andrelton Simmons, but the team fell to the bottom and was replaced after the 2020 season.

He had a second chance with the Mets in November 2021, but he stepped down after not even completing his four-year contract.

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