Mets to maintain farm groups in Syracuse, Binghamton and Brooklyn
Syracuse, Binghamton, Brooklyn and St. Lucie would be the New York Mets’ 4 minor league associates subsequent yr, leaving Columbia, South Carolina, and Kingsport, Tennessee, to be dropped.
Returning Mets president Sandy Alderson made the announcement Tuesday throughout a information convention to introduce Steven Cohen, who purchased the Mets final week from the Wilpon and Katz households for $2.42 billion.
The Syracuse Mets are within the Triple-A Worldwide League and St. Lucie has been within the Florida State League, which had been Class A Superior. It seems St. Lucie will likely be low Class A subsequent yr.
Alderson didn’t give the extent for Binghamton and Brooklyn.
The Binghamton Rumble Ponies have been within the Double-A Japanese League and the Brooklyn Cyclones within the Class A brief season New York-Penn League, which Main League Baseball has focused for doable elimination as a part of the drop of assured minor league affiliations from 160 to 120 subsequent yr.
Alderson stated Brooklyn will likely be a full-season crew. That would imply it will be a part of a reformatted excessive Class A.
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