The New York Post reported Figueroa was fired Friday after coming to work on Thursday in what the Post quoted sources as stating was “a state not fit to work.” Figueroa still wanted to appear on SNY’s evening program, “Baseball Night in New York,” but was not allowed to appear.
An SNY spokeswoman confirmed Figueroa is no longer at the network, but did not provide further details.
Figueroa was a former Mets pitcher and had been an SNY analyst since 2015. He had been demoted this season from his previous post as No. 1 studio analyst on the Mets pregame and postgame shows. He was relegated to features on SNY’s ancillary programs.He has also worked in-studio at the MLB Network.
Maury Gostfrand, Figueroa’s agent, declined to comment.