Dick Scott Succeeds Bob Geren As Mets' Bench CoachThe Mets announced Scott's new assignment Wednesday. He was the Mets' minor league field coordinator from 2011-12 and had been the team's director of player development since then.
Mets' Thole Takes A Stance Behind The Plate After leading the National League with 16 passed balls in 2011, the 25 year old spent two weeks this winter in Dallas with Mets minor league catching instructor Bob Natal. It didn't take long to discover the problem.
Bob Geren Hired As Mets Bench CoachBob Geren has been hired by the New York Mets as bench coach, four months after he was fired as manager of the Oakland Athletics.
Yankees Need Big Start From BurnettA second dreadful summer month has left the high-paid right-hander's rotation spot in jeopardy, but A.J. Burnett hopes to turn his luck around in September starting Wednesday night.