• Mets Minor League affiliates entered Friday's play a combined 50-26, giving them the highest cumulative winning percentage (.658) of any organization. The Mets and Red Sox are the only two organizations with winning records at every Minor League level, though New York -- unlike Boston -- also boasts a winning record at the Major League level.
• Mets field reporter Kevin Burkhardt confirmed that he is leaving SNY when his contract expires at the end of this season. Burkhardt, who has been with SNY since 2006, will be joining FOX Sports full-time to cover MLB, NFL and college basketball. Steve Gelbs has been filling in for Burkhardt when his part-time FOX duties have conflicted with SNY work.
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