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The Mets might have to make room for Wally Backman in the dugout in 2015. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Report: Wally Backman Could Stick With Mets For 2015

The Mets are keeping their front office intact, and manager Terry Collins is expected to return next season. Then there’s the case of fan favorite Wally Backman.


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Sweeny: A Look Back: Baseball In New York On July 1, 1987

On July 1, 1987, 24-hour sports talk radio was born, and boy did baseball look different.


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Terry Collins Not Happy After Mets’ Latest Sloppy Effort

Mets manager Terry Collins is tired of his team’s recent poor play. “We’ve got to get it stopped,” he said Tuesday night. “We’ve got to turn it around right now.”


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Coutinho: Great Team Chemistry Has Fueled Mets’ Success

If the first 50 games are any indication, this might be a season to remember.


First baseman Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets can't reach a ground ball hit down the first base line by Chris Johnson #23 of the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on May 14, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Mets Daniel Murphy Working Hard On His Defense

We all know Daniel Murphy can hit. After all, he was a doubles machine last year and was fifth in the league in batting prior to his injury. The question is: Can he consistently field the position well enough to be in there every day?


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Mets’ Wally Backman Named Manager Of Triple-A Buffalo Bisons

It’s not Flushing, but hey, chilly Buffalo is still New York. And for 1986 champion Wally Backman, it’s still the Mets organization.


Wally Backman (credit: AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Report: Mets’ Wally Backman ‘Considering The Possibility’ Of Job With Nationals

Is it too soon to call the Nationals “’86 South”? According to the New York Post, Wally Backman is “considering the possibility” of teaming up in Washington with former Mets manager Davey Johnson.


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Collins To Mookie: No Hard Feelings; Mets’ Alderson Says Change Was Needed

1986 legend Mookie Wilson has been let go by the Mets. Again.


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Coleman’s Corner: The Mets’ Coaching Carousel Spins

The winds of change blew through the Mets’ coaching staff on Wednesday, and when the gale subsided, four coaches were gone.


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Coutinho: Hale Will Be Missed, But Mets Coaching Changes Make Sense

The Mets have announced some coaching changes for 2012 and my immediate reaction is that losing Chip Hale is a big hit while adding Tim Teufel as third base coach and Ricky Bones as bullpen coach makes sense.


Binghamton Mets Manager Tim Teufel (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Teufel Vs. Teufel: Ex-Mets Star Loses Buffalo Bisons Triple-A Game To Son

Well, no need for a scouting report here. Tim Teufel’s son made his Triple-A debut Thursday night — and dad was there, all right.


Tim Teufel

Former Met Tim Teufel Dragged Into Madoff Mess

Former New York Mets player Tim Teufel is among the hundreds of Bernard Madoff investors who have been asked to return bogus profits from the fraudster’s Ponzi scheme.


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Strawberry: Backman ‘Will Be’ Next Manager Of Mets

Wally Backman was passed over for Terry Collins as the next manager of the Mets, but the fiery Double-A manager still has a firm believer in Darryl Strawberry.


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Mets Promote Backman To Manage Binghamton

The Mets have tapped Wally Backman to replace Tim Teufel as manager of New York’s Double-A Binghamton farm team.


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Mets Add Left-Hander Tim Byrdak

The 27-year-old was 2-2 with a 3.49 ERA in 64 relief appearances for the Houston Astros last season, holding lefty hitters to a .213 batting average.