Hardball Capital, the New York Mets and the City of Columbia today announced that Columbia's new Minor League Baseball team will be the South Atlantic League affiliate of the New York Mets. The Mets affiliate currently plays in Savannah, GA. While located in Savannah, the team has won ten South Atlantic League titles, most recently in 2013, and developed over 100 future major leaguers.
The New York Mets and PIX11 will host the ninth annual "Weather Education Day" on Thursday, May 21 at Citi Field for 8,000 students from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut prior to the Mets playing the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:10 p.m.
The New York Mets today announced that righthanded pitcher Logan Verrett was returned to the organization from the Texas Rangers and outrighted to Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League. Verrett was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2014 Rule 5 Draft before he was claimed off waivers by the Rangers on April 2.