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U-E's Jim Johnson signs minor league deal with the Detroit Tigers VIEW VIDEO
August 5, 2014 - After being released by the Oakland Athletics, Union-Endicott's Jim Johnson was going to sign with the Baltimore Orioles but the first place O'S didn't have a sport for the one time closer. So... more

Torre battles emotions surrounded by friends and family VIEW VIDEO
July 31, 2014 - Being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame is without a doubt one of the best day's of a person's life.  After all, there are only just over 300 people who can claim membership to the exclusive... more

The Big Hurt's Big Heart VIEW VIDEO
July 30, 2014 - Cooperstown was filled with almost 50,000 baseball fans over the weekend.  The vast majority were Atlanta Braves fans, but there was a solid representation of St. Louis Cardinals fans, New York... more

300 Wins "not a lock" for Hall of Fame? VIEW VIDEO
July 29, 2014 - There are certain milestones that when reached by a Major League Baseball player earn talk from the media about being an automatic ticket punch into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.  For hitters it's... more

Hours of travel, "no-brainer" for baseball fans VIEW VIDEO
July 29, 2014 - Upon finding out that some of the greatest players of all-time are being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and those players happen to be connected to your favorite team the question must be... more

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Torre makes up for forgetting to thank "The Boss" VIEW VIDEO
July 28, 2014 - When you're elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, you first have to get over the shock and the emotion.  Once the idea starts to settle in, you have to start thinking about who you're going to thank.... more

Binghamton Baseball's Bill Bereszniewicz gets drafted by LA Dodgers in MLB Draft VIEW VIDEO
June 7, 2014 - VESTAL, N.Y. Binghamton center fielder Bill Bereszniewicz was picked by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 28th-round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday. Bereszniewicz,... more

Former B-Met Home Run King giving back to Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
May 16, 2014 - Binghamton Mets fans remember the summer of 1997 for one thing, Matt Raleigh home runs.  "You knew every time he was at the plate, there was a good chance it was going to be a home run," said... more

Montero to make big league debut Wednesday
May 12, 2014 - After starting the year with a 4-1 record in 8 starts with a 3.67 ERA with Triple-A Las Vegas, Rafael Montero has been called up to the big leagues.  He will make his Major League debut when he... more

Plays of the Week VIEW VIDEO
April 7, 2014 - It's Monday again, and that can mean only one thing: Plays of the... more

Bench advises kids - Books over Baseball VIEW VIDEO
April 3, 2014 - Before Wednesday's ribbon cutting ceremony for Maine-Endwell's new baseball field, Baseball Hall of Famers Johnny Bench, Goose Gossage, and Joe Morgan talked to the Spartans baseball team as well as... more

Bench, Gossage, Morgan join in M-E celebration VIEW VIDEO
April 2, 2014 - When an alumnus of a school generously donates $2.2 million to upgrade the school's athletic complexes, and that alumnus happens to be Thomas Tull, Chief Executive of Legendary Entertainment, and... more

Passing of a Legend; Ralph Kiner dies at 91
February 6, 2014 - Ralph Kiner was as pure a slugger as baseball has ever seen and today, he passed away at the age of 91 due to congestive heart failure.  Before injuries cut his career short, Kiner hit .279 with 369... more

MLB Replay here to stay
January 16, 2014 - Die hard baseball fans cringe to hear it, others are sighing relief and saying "about time."  Owners, umpires, and players have voted and agreed to expand the use of instant replay in the Major... more

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas elected to Hall; Biggo, Piazza miss VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2014 - After a 2013 class that saw no players receive the 75% required for induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, 2014's induction, in terms of star power, more than makes up for the previous... more

U-E Grad Johnson traded to Oakland VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2013 - In a trade that happened just after midnight Tuesday morning, the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to trade closer Jim Johnson to the Oakland Athletics for INF Jemile Weeks and a player to be named... more

Familiar faces appear on strong HoF Ballot
November 26, 2013 - The Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot was announced Tuesday and many faces familiar to Mets and Yankees fans appear on this year's list.  This year's ballot is being regarded as one of the strongest in... more

After struggling "a lot," Diamond determined to rebound VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2013 - After being named Minnesota Twins Pitcher of the Year following a stellar 12-9, 90 strikeout rookie year in which he posted a 3.54 ERA, BU Grad Scott Diamond's 2013 was just the opposite. Diamond... more

Local baseball legend Steve Kraly honored in Johnson City VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2013 - JOHNSON CITY -- It's been 60 years since former Binghamton Triplet and New York Yankees pitcher Steve Kraly won the World Series. On Wednesday night, he was honored for the anniversary of that... more

Former B-Met Carson signs with LA Angels VIEW VIDEO
October 17, 2013 - NEW YORK -- Former B-Mets pitcher Rob Carson was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, after being taken off the New York Mets' 40-man roster. The left-handed pitcher had 31... more

Matt Harvey to have Tommy John Surgery
October 4, 2013 - NEW YORK -- The Mets announced Friday afternoon that ace and former B-Met Matt Harvey will have Tommy John Surgery. It is expected that Dr. James Andrews will perform the procedure later this... more

Valdespin, Puello suspensions over VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2013 - It seems like just yesterday that the proverbial bomb dropped over Major League Baseball of 12 suspensions handed down in the wake of the Biogensis scandal. While the headliner was, of course, the... more

Tovar gets September call up VIEW VIDEO
September 19, 2013 - NEW YORK -- With the news of Ruben Tejada's broken leg, Wilfredo Tovar has been called up to the Mets. Manager Terry Collins said he will platoon Tovar with Omar Quintanilla and the shortstop will... more

Pedro Lopez gets September call up
September 11, 2013 - NEW YORK -- Binghamton Mets Manager Pedro Lopez will join the Mets coaching staff for the rest of the season, the team announced Wednesday. Lopez earned Eastern League Manager of the Year honors... more

Five-run 7th propels B-Mets to rubber match win VIEW VIDEO
August 15, 2013 - READING, PA  The Binghamton Mets scored five runs in the seventh inning and ran away with the series finale, defeating the Reading Fightin Phils, 9-3, on Thursday at FirstEnergy Stadium. All eight... more

Remebering Yatcha: The Passing of Endicott's Baseball Legend VIEW VIDEO
August 10, 2013 - School ends, summer begins.  The North Side of Endicott is full of wonderful noises: carousel music, creaky swings, splashing at the "Z Pool," children laughing, and of course the familiar ping of an... more

Vaughn ignites B-Mets in Doubleheader sweep VIEW VIDEO
August 6, 2013 - BINGHAMTON, NY  The Binghamton Mets used a combination of early offense and strong starting pitching to sweep the Altoona Curve in a doubleheader on Tuesday night at NYSEG Stadium. The B-Mets beat... more

Pedro Lopez speaks on Puelle suspension VIEW VIDEO
August 6, 2013 - BINGHAMTON -- The B-Mets returned home Tuesday for the first time since Cesar Puello's suspension was announced. Manager Pedro Lopez spoke in the afternoon and issued a statement he received from... more

A-Rod to appeal 211 game suspension
August 5, 2013 - CHICAGO -- Alex Rodriguez was suspended for 211 games on Monday, with that suspension set to begin on Thursday. The Yankees third baseman, who had missed all of the 2013 season after hip surgery,... more

Puello, Valdespin release statements via attorney VIEW VIDEO
August 5, 2013 - On the heels of today's suspensions being announced, both Cesar Puello and fellow outfielder in the Mets organization Jordany Valdespin released nearly identical statements via attorney Jay K.... more

B-Met Cesar Puello suspended 50 games, Valdespin and Martinez as well VIEW VIDEO
August 5, 2013 - BINGHAMTON -- The guessing game is over. B-Met Cesar Puello has been suspended 50 games for his involvement in the Biogenesis PED scandal. Former B-Mets Jordany Valdespin and Fernando Martinez... more

B-Mets drop series after 13 innings
August 1, 2013 - ALTOONA, PA  Altoona Curve catcher Carlos Paulino stroked a pinch-hit, walk-off single in the bottom of the thirteenth inning to hand the Binghamton Mets a 2-1 loss at Peoples Natural Gas Field on... more

Late Lead Slips Away from B-Mets in 3-2 Loss
July 31, 2013 - ALTOONA, PA  The Altoona Curve scored two runs in the eighth inning and defeated the Binghamton Mets, 3-2, in come-from-behind fashion on Wednesday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. Adam Kolarek... more

B-Mets nab series opener in Altoona behind bullpen VIEW VIDEO
July 30, 2013 - ALTOONA, PA - The Binghamton Mets mustered just five hits, but squeaked past the Altoona Curve, 3-2, on Tuesday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. Wilfredo Tovar and Blake Forsythe each provided... more

B-Mets batter Phils top prospect, even series VIEW VIDEO
July 23, 2013 - BINGHAMTON, NY  The Binghamton Mets scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and held on the rest of the way to defeat the Reading Fightin Phils, 6-3 on Tuesday night at NYSEG Stadium. Noah... more

Top prospects shine in Futures Game
July 14, 2013 - FLUSHING, NY -- It may not be as elegant as the All-Star Game, as electric as the Home Run Derby, or even as fun as the Legend and Celebrities Softball Game.  But every year, the Futures Game gives... more

Three former B-Mets make All-Star Rosters
July 6, 2013 - NEW YORK -- New York will once again play host to baseball's All Star Game.  It's the 9th time the Big Apple has hosted the Midsummer Classic, with Chicago coming in second with seven.  The game will... more

Pineda roughed up but ready for the Bigs VIEW VIDEO
June 30, 2013 - BINGHAMTON -- Friday night, New York Yankees starter Michael Pineda said he was expecting to go 85 pitches for his Sunday rehab start against the B-Mets and from there work up to 100 pitches across... more

Pineda's rehab stint comes to Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
June 28, 2013 - It's no secret the Yankees have been suffering from several key injuries all season long.  With big names like A-Rod, Jeter, Teixeira, and Granderson all seeing time on the DL, a little lost in the... more

Five B-Mets are All Stars; Two to play in MLB Futures game VIEW VIDEO
June 26, 2013 - BINGHAMTON, NY  The Binghamton Mets will send five representatives to the 2013 Eastern League All-Star Game in New Britain, Connecticut on Wednesday, July 10. Cesar Puello, Josh Rodriguez, Allan... more

Harvey strikes out career high 13, Mets win game 1
June 18, 2013 - ATLANTA, GA -- The Mets continued their series against the Braves on Tuesday afternoon with a 4-3 victory. New York sent Matt Harvey to the mound. The righty threw a no-hitter into the seventh... more

Mets demote three, including two former B-Mets
June 9, 2013 - QUEENS -- Since the four game sweep of the Yankees two weeks ago, the Mets have since been swept twice.  Both coming at the hands of the worst team in the NL East, the Miami Marlins. Sunday's 8-4... more

Pettitte placed on DL
May 17, 2013 - NEW YORK -- According to reports, Andy Pettitte was placed on the disabled list on Friday. Vidal Nuno has been called up to take his place. Pettitte left Thursday night's game against the Mariners... more

Harvey notches 5th win as Mets beat Cubs
May 17, 2013 - CHICAGO -- The Mets and Cubs opened up a series Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field, with the Mets winning 3-2. Matt Harvey took the mound for New York and notched his fifth win of the season. It... more

Kuroda shuts out Blue Jays
May 17, 2013 - MLB American League Scores, Friday, May 17, 2013 Toronto  0  F Yankees 5 Kuroda (WP) 8.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 5... more

Harvey pitches near-perfect game, Mets win in 10
May 7, 2013 - NEW YORK -- Matt Harvey pitched nine scoreless innings, 6.2 of them perfect, as the Mets beat the White Sox 1-0 in 10 innings Tuesday night. In the seventh inning, Harvey lost his perfect bid when... more

Thirteen B-Mets to Flushing; Mets, Yanks finalize rosters VIEW VIDEO
March 31, 2013 - Baseball fans are happy to see Opening Day pop up on the calendar.  The Rangers and Astros are the only teams scheduled on the 2013 season's first day.  Both the Yankees and the Mets must wait until... more

Wheeler, d'Arnaud among MLB's top 20 prospects VIEW VIDEO
January 30, 2013 - announced it's top 20 prospects today and one of them played right here in Binghamton. Zach Wheeler was named the 8th best prospect in the game.  He went 10-6 with a 3.26 ERA and 117... more

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