Wally Backman will join Mets on Sunday

Wally Backman will join the Mets for their series finale against the Braves this Sunday, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.

Rubin says Backman is driving home to Oregon first and will come back to New York afterwards.

Backman joined the Mets’ coaching staff following the conclusion of Double-A Binghamton’s season last year as well.