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Mets set to add former Pirates third base coach Joey Cora to manager Buck Showalter’s staff

Buck Showalter’s first coaching staff with the Mets is still under construction, but at least one vacancy is close to being settled. The Mets are finalizing an agreement with Joey Cora to become the new third-base coach, sources told The Post on Tuesday. The 56-year-old Cora spent the last five seasons in the same role with the Pirates. Cora will […]
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MLB trade rumors and news: Mets to hire Joey Cora as third base coach

The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we’re running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us up at @mlbdailydish on Twitter or @MLBDailyDish on Instagram. Aside from some minor league moves, transactions involving...
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Report: Mets nearing deal to hire Joey Cora as 3B coach

The Mets are nearing a deal to add Joey Cora to Buck Showalter’s staff as third base coach, and it seems the rest of the coaches will be in place soon. Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News reports that the Mets are likely to finalize their entire staff by this weekend. Only pitching coach Jeremy Hefner remains from last year’s group, leaving first base coach, hitting coach, bullpen coach, bench coach and assistant hitting/pitching coaches to be determined.
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Mariners Moose Tracks, 1/5/21: Mariners Coaches, Joey Cora, and Jason Derulo

Good morning everybody! Let’s get this Wednesday kicked off with some news from around baseball. Shannon Drayer explained how the Mariners will deploy their huge big league coaching staff in 2022. Around the league... In his latest story at ESPN (for subscribers), Jeff Passan provides updates on the CBA...
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Joey Cora, brother of Boston Red Sox manager Alex, close to joining Mets as third base coach (reports)

The brother of Red Sox manager Alex Cora is close to landing a new gig. Joey Cora, the longtime major-league infielder who spent the last five years on the Pirates’ coaching staff, is finalizing a deal to join the Mets as Buck Showalter’s third base coach, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. Cora was relieved of his duties as Pittsburgh’s third base coach in October.
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Source: New York Mets set to hire Joey Cora, brother of Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, as third-base coach

The New York Mets are on the verge of hiring Joey Cora as their new third-base coach, a source told ESPN Tuesday night, confirming a report by the New York Post. Cora, the older brother of Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, spent five years as third-base coach for the Pittsburgh Pirates before being let go at the end of the 2021 season. In New York, he'll become the first coach hired under Buck Showalter, who took over as the team's manager less than three weeks ago.
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Mets set to hire Joey Cora as 3B coach

The Mets are finalizing a deal with Joey Cora to make the 56-year-old their next third base coach, reports Mike Puma of the New York Post. He’ll replace Gary DiSarcina, who was let go after the season and has since taken on the same role with the Nationals. Cora...
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Mets in Talks With Joey Cora for Coaching Role

Buck Showalter’s staff sounds like it’s starting to come together. Per Raul Ramos, the Mets have been in talks with Joey Cora to join the organization. Cora spent 2017-2021 as the Pittsburgh Pirates third base coach. The team decided to let him go at the end of this season.
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Mets To Hire Joey Cora To Be Buck Showalter's 3B Coach

Despite being in the midst of a lockout, which has frozen all transactions around baseball, Mets manager Buck Showalter can still fill out his coaching staff during the work stoppage. And beyond pitching coach Jeremy Hefner, whose club option was picked up by the team earlier in the offseason, the...
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MLB Rumors: Joey Cora, Alex Cora’s Brother, Hired By Mets After Pirates Firing

Joey Cora reportedly has landed back on his feet after the Pittsburgh Pirates fired him earlier this offseason. Cora, the older brother of Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, “finalizing an agreement” with the New York Mets to serve as their third base coach, according to Mike Puma of The New York Post. Puma’s report came after Raul Ramos of the Spanish-language site “Con Las Bases Llenas” said the sides were “in talks” regarding the deal.
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Joey Cora: What to know about the Mets’ possible new third base coach

It’s all starting to come together for the Mets, who got closer to announcing the newest member of their coaching staff Wednesday. Joey Cora, who had an 11-year playing career and spent the last five seasons as the Pirates’ third base coach, likely will be appointed to the same position for the Mets. When he does, the 56-year-old will replace Gary DiSarcina, the Mets’ third base and infield ...
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Pirates Fire 3B Coach Joey Cora

The Pittsburgh Pirates fired third-base coach Joey Cora after five seasons with the club. Cora, now 57, who also coached infielders, is the second member of manager Derek Shelton’s coaching staff to be fired after the Pirates finished in last place in the NL Central for the third consecutive season with a record of 61-101. Hitting coach Rick Eckstein was fired in late August. Both were holdovers from Clint Hurdle’s coaching staff.
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