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Syracuse Chiefs Become Mets, Ballpark Lease Extended

The New York Mets announced on Tuesday that the Syracuse Chiefs are becoming the Syracuse Mets. The Mets purchased the team last year and will put its Triple-A players on the field of NBT Bank Stadium starting next spring.  Read more here.  The New York Mets and Onondaga County have also agreed to a lease extension that should keep Triple-A baseball in town through at least 2043 driven by $25 million worth of improvements.  Read more here.  View ballpark renderings here and here.

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Gov. Cuomo: Syracuse Chiefs to Become Syracuse Mets in 2019

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took some time between announcing initiatives in his “State of the State” address on Wednesday to break a little baseball news: The Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) will become the Syracuse Mets starting in 2019.  Read more here.

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