Girardi, 55, is the only known candidate with experience managing an MLB team. He was called back for a second interview with Mets officials, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal. Mets fans are hankering for Girardi to be at the helm of a young team coming off an 86-win season — good for third place in the National League East. The former Yankees skipper is familiar with winning in New York and how to handle the media circus that accompanies a managerial job in the Big Apple.
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