The New York Mets introduced newly named coach Mickey Callaway to the media on Monday.

The 42-year-old takes his firsts managerial job after five seasons as the pitching coach in Cleveland. He replaces the retired Terry Collins who led team for the past seven seasons.

Callaway was chosen among a handful of other reported leading candidates, including Mets hitting coach Kevin Long, White Sox bench coach Joe McEwing, Mariners third base coach Manny Acta, Mark DeRosa and Astros bench coach Alex Cora.

Callaway is former pitcher who played abroad professionally and had MLB stints with the Angels, Rays and Rangers.

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