We really don’t expect “Ruben Sierra”:http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/players/profile?statsId=3841 to be on the Opening Day roster, but GM Omar Minaya said him playing was only a partial reason for the invitation.
The Mets are looking to groom Sierra for a coaching or instructing spot in their organization.
Sierra said he’d like to be a hitting instructor.
“He could do that,’’ Minaya said. “We’re always thinking down the road.’‘