Binghamton Mets

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Binghamton Mets
Founded in 1962
Binghamton, New York
Based in Binghamton since 1992
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Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Double-A (1987–Present)
Minor league affiliations
League Eastern League (1987–Present)
Division Eastern Division
Major league affiliations
Current New York Mets (1992–present)
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles 1992, 1994, 2014
Division titles 1994, 2000, 2014
Team data
Nickname Binghamton Mets (1992–present)
Previous names
Williamsport Bills (1987–1991)
Colors Blue, Orange, White
Ballpark
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
David Maines, William Maines, George Scherer, Michael Urda
Manager Pedro Lopez
General manager Jim Weed

The Binghamton Mets are a U.S. minor league baseball team based in Binghamton, New York. The team, which plays in the Eastern League, is the Double-A affiliate of the New York Mets major-league club. The Mets play in NYSEG Stadium, located in Binghamton. They are the current Eastern League Champions.

History[edit]

Prior to moving to Binghamton for 1992, the franchise played in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, from 1987 to 1991 as the Williamsport Bills. The team was an affiliate of the Cleveland Indians in 1987 and 1988, and was affiliated with the Seattle Mariners during the 1989 and 1990 seasons before being purchased by the New York Mets in 1991.

The Bills franchise was actually two separate franchises. After the 1988 season, the original owners moved the Bills to Hagerstown, Maryland, while the Eastern League franchise based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts moved back to Williamsport before the 1989 season. It was the latest in a long series of moves for the Pittsfield franchise, which was originally based in Williamsport in 1976 and later moved to Jersey City, New Jersey, from 1977 through 1978 and then Buffalo, New York, from 1979 through 1984.

Notable alumni[edit]

Ike Davis, first baseman
for the New York Mets
Josh Satin during his tenure with the Binghamton Mets, in 2011.

Current roster[edit]

Binghamton Mets roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 27 Randy Fontanez
  • -- Michael Fulmer
  • 46 Chase Huchingson
  • 13 Matthew Koch
  • 22 Adam Kolarek
  • 47 Rainy Lara
  • 17 Greg Peavey
  •  6 Tyler Pill
  • 50 Cody Satterwhite
  • 26 Paul Sewald
  • 33 Jon Velasquez

Catchers

  • 44 Xorge Carrillo
  • 12 Cam Maron

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 10 Darrell Ceciliani
  •  1 Kyle Johnson
  • 25 Brandon Nimmo
  • 18 Travis Taijeron

Manager

  • 16 Pedro Lopez

Coaches


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On New York Mets 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated November 20, 2014
Transactions
More MiLB rosters
New York Mets minor league players

Season records[edit]

Panoramic view of the Binghamton Mets on the field at NYSEG Stadium. (larger image)

(Place indicates finish in Eastern League 1987–93, in Northern Division from 1994)

Playoffs[edit]

  • 1992 season: Defeated Harrisburg, 3–1 in first round; defeated Canton-Akron 3–2 in league championship.
  • 1994 season: Swept New Haven, 3–0 in first round; defeated Harrisburg 3–1 in league championship.
  • 1996 season: Lost to Portland, 3–2 in first round.
  • 1998 season: Lost to New Britain, 3–1 in first round.
  • 2000 season: Lost to New Haven, 3–1 in first round.
  • 2004 season: Lost to New Hampshire, 3–1 in first round.
  • 2013 season: Lost to Trenton, 3–0 in first round.
  • 2014 season: Defeated Portland, 3–2 in first round, defeated Richmond 3-0 in league championship.

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