Rickey Henderson Returns to the NY Mets

NEW YORK (AP) _ Former New York Met Rickey Henderson has become
the team's hitting coach.
The all-time leader in stolen bases and runs is replacing Rick
Down, starting Thursday. Henderson had been a special instructor
for the Mets this season. He's a ten-time All-Star who ended his
career with one-thousand-406 stolen bases and two-thousand-295
runs.
The Mets' decision to make Henderson their hitting coach was
first reported Wednesday night by Newsday on its Web site.
The Mets have a two-game lead over Atlanta in the N-L East
despite a sputtering offense that has struggled recently. They are
12th in the majors in hitting at .268 but own the fifth-worst
average over the past 30 days. The Mets also are 21st in runs
scored and 18th in extra-base hits.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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