2 Year Contract Extension For Mets & Las Vegas 51s

The New York Mets and the Las Vegas 51s yesterday jointly announced they have renewed their Player Development Contract for two more years. The renewal will keep Las Vegas as the Mets’ Triple-A affiliate through the 2016 season.

Metropolitan Baseball Classic Final At Citi Field

The New York Mets announced that the second annual Metropolitan Baseball Classic, one of the premier high school travel baseball tournaments in the country, will return to Citi Field on Sunday, August 24. Fans can attend Championship Day which will feature four games for $5. Games will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the Championship Game scheduled…

Mets Recall Wilmer Flores/Option Kirk Niewenhuis

The New York Mets today announced the club has recalled infielder Wilmer Flores from Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League and optioned outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis to Las Vegas. Flores will wear #4 and was available for last tonight’s game in Milwaukee. He went 1 for 3 in the Mets 9-1 loss. The Mets are…

HOF Outfielder Ralph Kiner Passes, Age 91

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Hall of Fame outfielder Ralph Kiner passed away Thursday morning at his Rancho Mirage, Calif., home. He was 91. Kiner died of natural causes, passing peacefully with his family at his side.