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• Ricardo (Ricky) Bones was named the New York Mets bullpen coach, October 14, 2011.

• Served as the Pitching Coach for Team Puerto Rico during the 2013 World Baseball Classic, where they finished second.

• Was the pitching coach for Caracas of the Venezuelan Winter League in 2011...His staff finished second in the league in ERA.

• Was a pitching coach in the Mets' minor league system for six years, from 2006-2011.

• From 2009-2011, he was the pitching coach for New York's Buffalo (AAA) team of the International League.

• In 2007 and 2008, he was with Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League.

• In 2006, he helped St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League to a championship.

• From 2004-2005, he was with the Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals organization...In 2005, he was the pitching coach for Potomac (A) of the Carolina League...Held the same position for Savannah (A) of the South Atlantic League in 2004.

• Pitched for 11 years in the major leagues with San Diego (1991), Milwaukee (1992-1996), the Yankees (1996), Cincinnati (1997), Kansas City (1997-1998), Baltimore (1999) and Florida (2000-2001).

• Amassed a career record of 63-82 with a 4.85 ERA (689 earned runs/1278.1 innings) in 375 games (164 starts).

• Was named to the American League All-Star team in 1994, finishing the season 10-9 with a 3.43 ERA (65 earned runs/ 170.2 innings).

• Collected a career-high 11 wins in 203.2 innings in 1993...Won double-digit games for Milwaukee in three straight years (11 in 1993, 10 in 1994 and 10 in 1995).

• His wife, Wanda, is a first cousin of former major leaguer Ricky Ledee.

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