Mets Add Former Player Matt den Dekker as Minor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator


den Dekker last suited up as a professional player for the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) in 2019. With the Dicks, he batted .268 with two homers, 12 RBI, 18 runs, and 12 doubles in 29 games.

Ex-Met Pitcher Jon Niese Joins LI Ducks After Team Selects Rights at Atlantic League’s Player Showcase


With Niese, the Ducks now have five ex-Mets on their roster -- three players (Niese, Matt den Dekker and Kirk Nieuwenhuis) and two coaches (Wally Backman and Ed Lynch).