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Mets Fire Hitting Coaches Chili Davis and Tom Slater After Dismal Start

The Mets fired hitting coach Chili Davis and assistant hitting coach Tom Slater on Monday night.

Hugh Quattlebaum will be the team's new hitting coach. Kevin Howard will now serve as an assistant.

New York's offense has gotten off to a dismal start to the 2021 season. The Mets entered Monday night with a meager .364 slugging percentage as a team, and they sat last in the National League in runs, hits and home runs. Francisco Lindor has homered just once as a Met, while outfielder Michael Conforto has posted a .