Baylor is still said to be under consideration for the Mets' managerial vacancy, although he's already interviewed with the Philadelphia Phillies and isn't thought to be interested in the Mets job.
Beginning in 2002, Galante spent three years as the Mets' third base and infield coach, following 21 years in the Houston Astros organization.
The Mets had planned to move Galante, who was the last surviving member of a Bobby Valentine coaching staff, to the dugout during games this season. However, Galante would up returning to the field during the spring training exhibition season.
Pettis served as a coach for both years that Howe managed the team. He had a friendly relationship with several outfielders, and considered baserunning instruction as part of his duties.
Bench coach Bobby Floyd and bullpen coach Nelson Silverio will be re-assigned within the organization in the shuffle, while it was also announced that head trainer Scott Lawrenson will not return for the 2005 season.