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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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Chiefs Raising Bar for Annual Beer Festival

Fresh off its first year running its new “Craft Beer Corner,” the home of Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) will aim to boost the power of its beer selection at its annual post-season Ballpark Craft Beer Festival set for Saturday, Sept. 29 at NBT Bank Stadium.  Learn more 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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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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Chiefs to Host 3rd Annual Ballpark Brewfest Sept. 23

The Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) are holding their third annual Ballpark Brewfest on Sept. 23 at NBT Bank Stadium.  View details here.  Visit Brewfest website here.

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Syracuse Chiefs to Become ‘Salt Potatoes’ Aug. 5, Unveil Special Unis and Fan Gear

PRESS RELEASE – The Syracuse Chiefs announced this week that they will transform into the Syracuse Salt Potatoes for one game this season on Saturday, August 5th. Continue reading

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Onondaga Flames Join PGCBL

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PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League is proud to announce the newest addition to its roster, the Onondaga Flames. Continue reading

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