Strawberry: Backman 'Will Be' Next Manager Of MetsWally 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.
Mets Promote Backman To Manage BinghamtonThe Mets have tapped Wally Backman to replace Tim Teufel as manager of New York's Double-A Binghamton farm team.
New Mets Manager Terry Collins On The FANTerry Collins chased jobs all the way to Japan and China in the 11 years since he last managed a major league club just to find a place in a dugout. Rejuvenating the New York Mets, though, might be his toughest challenge of all.
Heyman: Hale, Warthen To Remain With MetsChip Hale will remain with the Mets as third base coach after finishing a "close second" for New York's managerial job, according to WFAN's Jon Heyman.
Source: Mets Hire Terry Collins As ManagerTerry Collins is a major league manager once again, hired by the New York Mets to help revitalize a franchise that has struggled on the field and at the gate.
Decision Time: Alderson, Mets Finish 2nd Interviews After completing second interviews with four finalists, the New York Mets plan to select their next manager no later than Monday.
Alderson: Mets Could Decide On Manager By SundayNew general manager Sandy Alderson conducted second interviews Wednesday with Bob Melvin and Chip Hale, accompanied by chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and three other front-office staff.
Coleman's Corner: The Mets' Final FourForget the external candidates and bring on the in-house boys - the Mets' Final Four is down to Terry Collins, Bob Melvin, Chip Hale and Wally Backman.
Backman, Collins Among 4 Finalists For Mets ManagerTerry Collins, Bob Melvin, Wally Backman and Chip Hale became finalists for New York Mets manager when the team narrowed the field Tuesday night to four candidates who all worked for the organization this year.
Oberkfell Next On Mets' Interview ListThe Mets' search for a manager is headed to the Dominican Republic. General manager Sandy Alderson is flying south to meet with Triple-A manager Ken Oberkfell.
Mets Begin Interviews, Backman ScheduledMets general manager Sandy Alderson began interviewing candidates for the team's managerial opening, meeting with Bob Melvin and Dave Jauss.