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Phil Rosenthal: If the Mets' Mickey Callaway can't handle reporters, he can't handle being a major-league manager

Javier Baez didn't just hit a game-winning three-run home run in the eighth inning against the Mets on Sunday at Wrigley Field, he hit a raw nerve.

That nerve belonged to Mickey Callaway, who was and may still be Mets manager even after blowing up at a New York newspaper reporter.

The reporter, Tim Healey of Newsday, was among those having the temerity to ask Callaway the sort of questions fans want answered when managers make dubious

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