The Mets have signed a two-year player development agreement to keep their Triple-A team in Las Vegas, the team announced. The new deal keeps their Triple-A team in Vegas through 2016.
“We have had a great partnership with the Las Vegas 51s and the city of Las Vegas, one which continues to provide player development, winning and community involvement,” Sandy Alderson said in a release. “Maintaining continuity in Vegas is something we know will benefit our players, the city, fans and entire community.”The Mets moved their Triple-A team to
Las Vegas beginning in the 2013 season. The Mets previously had their Triple-A team in Buffalo, New Orleans and Norfolk.
“We have a strong working relationship with many of the front office personnel with the Mets,” 51s President/COO Don Logan said. “I’ve known Sandy Alderson for over 20 years to go along with John Ricco, J.P. Ricciardi, Paul DePodesta, Dick Scott and Terry Collins. We are excited to extend our relationship and build on the success we have enjoyed.”