Wally Backman

Report: Wally Backman Could Be Option As Marlins Mull Manager's FutureMets fan favorite Wally Backman has been waiting patiently for his shot to manage in the major leagues. That opportunity could come in Miami.
Alderson: Mets Were Not Going To Trade Syndergaard This OffseasonOn Wednesday, while addressing season-ticket holders at Citi Field, general manager Sandy Alderson went so far as to admit that he never really considered dealing the right-hander.
Report: Wally Backman Could Stick With Mets For 2015The 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.
Wally Backman To Join Mets' Coaching Staff On Sept. 19 Backman, the manager of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s, will join the big club's coaching staff on September 19 and stay with the team through the end of the season.
Palladino: If Terry Tanks, Wally Should Be Given A Shot With Mets In 2015The common feeling a few weeks back was that Terry Collins was pretty much a lock to return as the Mets’ skipper, barring a total collapse. As they have only gotten worse since then, the front office might have to revisit that stance.
5 Epic Manager Meltdowns In BaseballIn honor of Joe Mikulik's ridiculous rant here are five of the most epic manager meltdowns in baseball history.
Mets Call Up Veteran Bopper Bobby Abreu, Option Andrew BrownOutfielder Bobby Abreu will join the Mets on Monday for the opener of a four-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. His contract has been selected from Triple-A Las Vegas, and Andrew Brown has been optioned.
Backman To Return To Mets' Triple-A Affiliate In Las Vegas In 2014The Las Vegas 51s announced on Tuesday that manager Wally Backman will return for the 2014 season.
Kallet: Terry Collins Deserves Chance With Roster That Can Realistically ContendTerry Collins' contract will expire at the end of the season. I'm not suggesting that Fred Wilpon should give him a four-year extension. But I'd like to see him finally have a chance with a team that's built to contend.
Keidel: The Future Of Flushing Is Here As Wheeler Gets Set To Take Hill If Wheeler can just get a fraction of Harvey's traction, the sun could finally shine on Queens, where they could someday be Kings.
Report: Wally Backman Irks Mets, Has 'Zero Chance' Of Taking Over For Collins It seems Wally isn't so popular in Flushing these days -- at least among Mets brass.
Demoted Ike Davis Getting Some Help From Dear Ol' DadTriple-A manager Wally Backman says Ike Davis is "gonna get right" in Las Vegas. Well, maybe he will -- with a little family support.