Jun 16, 2010

Edgardo's Older Brother & Mets Minor League Manager: Edgar Alfonzo

Edgar Alfonzo was born on June 10, 1967. He is the older brother of popular former Met Edgardo Alfonzo. Edgar spent 12 years in the Baltimore & Anaheim minor league systems never making to the big leagues.

Since 2000 he has been working at various levels of the Mets system. In 2000 he was manager of the Kingsport Mets. In 2001 he was the first manager of the Brooklyn Cyclones in their inaugural season, leading them to a first place finish, and a co-championship. He won Baseball America’s short season manager of the year award. In 2002 he was the St. Lucie Mets hitting instructor, then worked as a Mets minor league infield co-ordinator.

In 2007 he returned to Brooklyn as manger again finishing in first place but losing in the league finals. In 2008 his Cyclones finished 4th & he moved on to the Savannah Sand Gnats in 2009, but finished 12th. In 2010 he is the back as manager of the St. Lucie Mets. He has been living in that area since 1998 and is very excited about managing at home. He likes to play small ball & is a very strict & aggressive manger. His son Edgar Jr. is a minor league pitcher.

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