May not be the Kingsport team the Mets dump; spoke to Gulf Coast League official who indicated Mets Rookie team in St. Lucie in jeopardy.— Mike Puma (@NYPost_Mets) December 20, 2011
So says Mike Puma. Unsurprisingly, the move is being made in order to cuts costs. Not good...not good at all. With only 2 short season teams (GCL & Brooklyn), those rosters will be totally jammed. Update: Now Puma says it may be the GCL team that gets cut instead. The GCL Mets play their games in Port St. Lucie.