Edgardo Alfonzo named coach with Brooklyn Cyclones

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Popular ex-New York Mets infielder Edgardo Alfonzo will be on the staff of the Brooklyn Cyclones this season.

Alfonzo, 42, officially will serve as the bench coach for the Coney Island-based New York-Penn League affiliate of the Mets.

Tom Gamboa again will manage the Cyclones, with Sean Ratliff serving as hitting coach and Bill Bryk serving as pitching coach.