Tag Archives: New York Mets

Fireflies, Mets Extend PDC

The Columbia Fireflies (Single-A, South Atlantic League) and New York Mets today announced that they are extending their Player Development Contract (PDC) through the 2020 season.  Read more here.

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Filed under Lease & Contracts, Personnel & Operations

Chiefs Sold to Mets, 400 to Collect from Stock Deemed Abandoned

Nearly 400 people whose Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) stock was deemed abandoned two years ago will get it back in time to collect nearly $1.1 million from the $18-million sale of the franchise to the New York Mets.  Read more here.  Read about the approved sale here.

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Mets to Acquire Syracuse Chiefs

The New York Mets have reached an agreement to buy the Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) and make the baseball team its top minor league affiliate.  Read more here.

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Mikkeller to Open Brewery at Citi Field

Denmark-based Mikkeller will open up a 4,000 square-foot brewery and 60-tap bar-restaurant and beer shop at the New York Mets’ Citi Field this fall.  The brewery, Mikkeller NYC, will be the company’s first East Coast location and 32nd location worldwide.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Mr. Met Returns Reformed and Forgiven (Sort of)

A day after the person inside the Mr. Met costume was caught on video making an obscene gesture to a fan, the team said someone else was handling mascot duty at Thursday’s game against Milwaukee.  Read more here.

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Mets Fan Honors Fellow Fan, Flushing Remains Ballpark by Ballpark

The New York Mets were leading the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1, after two innings when Tom McDonald stood up from his upper-deck seat at Citi Field.  Read more and view photos here.

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Talking Mets’ VP of Ballpark Operations

Sue Lucchi grew up in the Whitestone section of Queens (NY), in a house her grandfather built.  She was a passionate New York Mets fan and wore Keith Hernandez‘s No. 17 as she played soccer and softball through high school.  Read more here.

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