B-Mets Staying Through 2016

By WBNG News

August 30, 2012 Updated Aug 30, 2012 at 10:32 PM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) After months of speculation, Binghamton baseball fans have an answer about the future.

The Binghamton Mets are sticking around for 4 more years.

The B-Mets and New York Mets announced a four-year extension of their Player Development Contract, securing the B-Mets as New York's Double-A affiliate through the 2016 season.

The Binghamton Mets have been affiliated with New York for the past 21 seasons.

Before the season started, there were rumors that the team would move possibly be moved to Ottawa.

Team owner Mike Urda denied those rumors saying baseball would be staying in Binghamton.

Now he says they are pleased to continue the affiliation agreement with the New York Mets and look forward to their 22nd year as a New York Mets affiliate in 2013.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.