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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...

Wally Backman Leaves New York Mets’ Organization
September 12th, 2016 at 6:56 PM
New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson announced today that Triple-A Manager Wally Backman is leaving the organization, MetsBlog.com reports. Backman, the beloved former second baseman of the 1986 Mets, had been the manager for the team's Triple-A Affiliate since 2012. The Mets brought Backman back into the organization in...

Minor League Mondays Affiliate Review: Las Vegas 51′s
December 21st, 2015 at 6:46 PM
Now that the 2015 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...

Report: Wally Backman Could Be Next Marlins’ Manager
April 20th, 2015 at 2:47 PM
Prior to the season, pundits predicted two teams would challenge the Washington Nationals in the National League East: the New York Mets and the Miami Marlins. The Mets have lived up to their end of the bargain in the early going, going 10-3 to seize the NL East lead. The...