Tagged: ‘Wally Backman’

Mets next potential manager – Pedro Lopez
April 11th, 2017 at 12:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** With Wally Backman out of the way, Pedro Lopez resumes his climb up the Mets organizational ladder. Both Backman and Lopez were brought into the organizational fold by former GM Omar Minaya. Lopez came to the Mets after serving both as coach and manager (2001-2007) in the Texas Rangers organization.  In 2008,...

Wally Backman finds himself coaching in Mexico after Mets’ breakup
February 16th, 2017 at 4:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** After a contentious breakup with the Mets organization, Wally Backman's long and winding post-playing career has landed him in Mexico Wally will manage the Acereros de Monclova of the Mexican Summer League, which is officially recognized by MLB as a Triple-A circuit. This league is separate from the Mexican Pacific League which represents Mexico...

Mets’ Noah Syndergaard has us wishing for Opening Day in new MLB commercial
February 6th, 2017 at 10:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** As if we all couldn't wait for pitchers and catchers to report already, - we are now Wally Backman amount of days away -  Noah Syndergaard stole our hearts yet again yesterday. While the pain is still there from getting shut out in the wild card game against San Francisco back...

Wally Backman Accuses Sandy Alderson of Blackballing Him from MLB Jobs
January 15th, 2017 at 8:45 AM
When Wally Backman resigned after the 2016 season, the company line was that he was looking to pursue big league job opportunities. Those opportunities weren't going to come with the New York Mets, who were reportedly unhappy with how Backman took direction from the front office in the second half...

Mets 101 Minor League Mondays Affiliate Review: Las Vegas 51′s
November 21st, 2016 at 8:50 AM
Now that the 2016 season is over, Mets 101's Minor League Mondays will take a look back at each of the New York Mets' minor league affiliates and review their seasons. Over the course of the next several weeks, we will review how each club performed this season, spotlight some...