Source: Vegas' Greer hired by Cardinals

NEW YORK -- George Greer, the popular hitting coach at Triple-A Las Vegas, has been hired away by the St. Louis Cardinals, a baseball source told ESPNNewYork.com.

Greer, a former Wake Forest coach, has been credited with helping several Mets players, including Travis d'Arnaud during this past season.

Greer is expected to oversee a hitting program for the Cardinals system.