Mets manager Mickey Callaway and LHP Jason Vargas were reportedly involved in a shouting incident with a reporter following Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Callaway called Newsday reporter Tim Healey " motherf — is "multiple times and duty to leave the clubhouse, while Vargas needed to be restrained by teammates as he defended Callaway, according to the New York Daily News" Deesha Thosar .
Callaway , according to the Bergen Record's Justin Toscano took exception when Healey walked by him and said, "See you tomorrow, Mickey," to which Callaway allegedly responded, "Don't be smart -."
Later, Callaway, according to Yahoo! Sports' Matt Ehalt said, "Get the f — out of here. We don't need that bulls —."
Nearby, Vargas was staring down Healey, according to Ehalt, and then said, "I'll knock you out, bro."
No punches were thrown. Both Noah Syndergaard and Carlos Gomez restrained Vargas, according to Ehalt.