Mets owner Steve Cohen on decision to fire new GM Jared Porter: ‘I have an organization of 400 employees that matter more’

NEW YORK — With the swift firing of Jared Porter, the Mets appear to have their priorities straight. Under new owner Steve Cohen, the club wasted little time in getting rid of their newly-hired GM after details surfaced about his graphic and sexual advances toward a female reporter back in 2016. Late Monday night, an ESPN report exposed Porter’s inappropriate behavior toward the woman. Porter was fired by the Mets early Tuesday morning. He announced the termination in a tweet before team president Sandy Alderson released an official statement. Cohen, in response to a fan wondering how Porter c…

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