Mets pitcher Jason Vargas threatens to ‘knock out’ reporter after team’s loss

New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed at a reporter, and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be restrained from charging at him after Sundays loss to the Cubs New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed at a reporter, and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be restrained during a confrontation in the teams clubhouse after a loss on Sunday. The confrontation with Tim Healey of Newsday occurred after the Mets blew a late lead in a 5-3 defeat to the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Reporters asked repeatedly after the game about Callaways decision to stick with reliever Seth Lugo during the eighth inning instead of going to closer Edwin Diaz. Lugo allowed a go-ahead, three-run homer to Javier Baez. After …