FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2005, file photo, then-New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza embraces Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels after a tribute to Piazza's seven-year career with the Mets, during a ... more 
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2005, file photo, then-New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza embraces Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels after a tribute to Piazza's seven-year career with the Mets, during a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in New York. A person familiar with the investigation says the Mets suspended Samuels because he's involved in an investigation into illegal gambling being conducted by the Queens District Attorney and the New York Police Department. The team announced the suspension Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, but did not explain it. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kathy Willens, File
Sat, Nov 6, 2010 6:59 PM EDT