Mets Dismiss Triple-A Pitching Coach Mark Brewer
Yesterday, Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger. reported that Mark Brewer, the pitching coach for Triple-A Buffalo, has been dismissed from the organization.
McCullough’s sources told him that a recent internal review of the Mets minor-league system revealed “a disconnect between the practices of the Triple-A pitching staff and the organization’s prescribed pitching program”.
General manager Sandy Alderson confirmed Brewer’s dismissal to The Star-Ledger, but declined to discuss the situation further. “He was a valued member of the organization for a period of time,” Alderson said in a telephone interview. “There’s really no reason to get into a lot of detail.”
However, comments by Paul DePodesta, the team’s vice president of scouting and player development, were a bit more revealing.
“When you have a system where people are going to run through a number of different stops along the way, and they’re going to have a number of different instructors – in our case from the Dominican Summer League and all the way up to New York – it’s important that they get told the same things. Otherwise, it can be actually disruptive.”
Of course Brewer worked with the Mets top four pitching prospects this season in Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Jeurys Familia and Jenrry Mejia.
Good luck wherever you go, Mark.
About the Author: Craig Lerner
I'm a data analyst and researcher for a leading news agency who loves life and is hooked on the Mets. I love following the Amateur Draft and have a particular fondness for the Mets Minor Leagues who I follow each day. Give me a cold beer, a summer day, and a Mets game, and I'm good to go.
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