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Mets coaching staff, Wally Backman, Adam Greenberg
MIAMI -- Just a few quick hits before the Mets face the Marlins to begin the final series of the season:
-- The Mets coaching staff will be retained for next season, manager Terry Collins announced Monday. The group appeared somewhat vulnerable after the team's second-half collapse. But Collins praised the staff's work ethic and attitude, even after the season took its sudden downward turn.