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Chad Kreuter named manager of triple-A Syracuse Mets

by Bryan Zarpentine

Cardinals Legacy Foundation for Baseball Executive Board Member Chad Kreuter is once again working his way toward the majors, this time as a manager. Kreuter, who played 16 seasons in the big leagues as a catcher, was promoted by the New York Mets earlier this month to the manager of the team’s triple-A affiliate.

Right before Spring Training, the Mets parted ways with manager Carlos Beltran which started a managerial shuffle and led to Kreuter getting bumped up to the Mets triple-A club.

“I’m proud of Chad getting this opportunity, he is an excellent baseball man,” said Gregg Olson, who is also an Executive Board Member for the Cardinals Legacy Foundation. “Chad is a very intelligent baseball coach.”

Kreuter brings to both the Cardinals Legacy Foundation and the Mets 16 yea