Minor league coaching assignments

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


Manager: Luis Rojas

Pitching coach: Frank Viola

Hitting coach: Joel Fuentes


Manager: Rich Donnelly

Pitching coach: Marc Valdes

Hitting coach: Bobby Malek


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