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Monday, March 5, 2012
Minor league coaching assignments

By Adam Rubin

Here are the Mets' expected minor league coaching assignments for 2012. The Mets now have eight teams after the elimination of the Gulf Coast League squad based in Port St. Lucie.

Buffalo (AAA)
Manager: Wally Backman
Pitching coach: Mark Brewer
Hitting coach: George Greer

Binghamton (AA)
Manager: Pedro Lopez
Pitching coach: Glenn Abbott
Hitting coach: Luis Natera

St. Lucie
Manager: Ryan Ellis
Pitching coach: Phil Regan
Hitting coach: Benny Distefano
Coach: Jose Carreno

Savannah
Manager: Luis Rojas
Pitching coach: Frank Viola
Hitting coach: Joel Fuentes

Brooklyn
Manager: Rich Donnelly
Pitching coach: Marc Valdes
Hitting coach: Bobby Malek

Kingsport
Manager: Jon Debus
Pitching coach: Jonathan Hurst
Hitting coach: Yunir Garcia

Dominican Mets 1
Manager: Jose Leger
Pitching coach: Francis Martinez
Hitting coach: Ender Chavez (brother of ex-Met Endy Chavez)
Coach: Manny Martinez

Dominican Mets 2
Manager: Alberto Castillo
Pitching coach: Benjamin Marte
Hitting coach: Leo Hernandez
Coach: David Davalillo