PRESS RELEASE – Evans Street Baseball Inc., headed by John Hughes, announced today that they have completed the purchase of the Binghamton Mets from the Binghamton Mets Baseball Club, Inc. The Double-A baseball team, affiliated with the New York Mets, is a member of the Eastern League and has been based in Binghamton, New York, for 24 years. Continue reading
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Federal District Court Judge David Hurd issued a ruling Thursday, telling the owners of the Binghamton Mets (Double-A, Eastern League) that there is sufficient cause to allow Main Street Baseball, which claims it has a contract to purchase the club, to proceed with the breach of contract suit. However, the judge rejected a request by Main Street to stop team owners from negotiating Continue reading
The Double-A Binghamton Mets (Eastern League) announced a lease extension on Wednesday, which keeps the team playing baseball at NYSEG Stadium through the year 2021. The team made the announcement on the field prior to Game 1 of the Eastern Division playoff series. Read more and watch news report here.
Beacon Sports of Boston has been granted an extension until the end of the first quarter of 2013 to finalize a deal to bring a Double-A Eastern League franchise to Ottawa. Beacon COO Richard Billings will be at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Nashville next week to apparently round up additional investors for the ownership group that already includes Hall of Fame Continue reading
Baseball America is reporting that sources are saying that the Double-A Binghamton Mets are indeed the team targeted for Ottawa, and that inquiries have been made to bring the Single-A Batavia Muckdogs (New York-Penn League) to NYSEG Stadium to replace them. There is hope a deal can completed during the Winter Meetings, with the sale of the franchise closing by the end of the year. Read more here.
President of the Double-A Binghamton Mets (Eastern League) Michael Urda bobbed and weaved around questions surrounding reports that the B-Mets ownership was planning to sell the team and then buy a Single-A New York-Penn League franchise to replace them at NYSEG Stadium. While Urda appears to bluntly deny negotiations are happening, the wiggle room is there. Read more here.