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Mets, Kingsport Extend Contract Through 2020

December 14, 2015 - KINGSPORT, TN - The New York Mets have signed a five-year contract extension with the Kingsport Convention and Visitors Bureau and the City of Kingsport that will keep the minor league Kingsport Mets at Hunter Wright Stadium. The agreement extends a long-running commitment shown between the City of Kingsport, the KCVB and the Mets. The K-Mets have had a Player Development Contract with New York since 1980, making them the eighth-longest affiliated team in minor league baseball. "We are ecstatic that the New York Mets h... Full Story

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Kingsport Mets to Visit Local VA Medical Center

August 26, 2015 - KINGSPORT, TN. - In honor of the Kingsport Mets Military Appreciation Night next week, the Kingsport Mets players and coaches will be visiting veterans at the James H Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Friday, August 28th. Kingsport Mets players and coaches will travel to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Johnson City to visit with veterans, sign autographs and say thank you. The K-Mets are honored to be visiting Mountain Home and to personally thank our Veterans for their time and sacrifices they have made f... Full Story

Appalachian League Announces 2015 All-Star Team

August 25, 2015 - KINGSPORT, TN. - The Appalachian League announced its 2015 All-Star team today. Kingsport Mets catcher, Patrick Mazeika and outfielder, Kevin Kaczmarski, were selected to the All-Star team. Mazeika, the Mets 8th round draft pick this year from Stetson University is currently leading the Appalachian League in hitting with a .360 average and doubles with 27. He is also first in extra-base hits (32) and on-base percentage (.452), and second in slugging percentage (.559). Mazeika is from Wilbraham, Massachusetts. Kaczma... Full Story

Kingsport Mets Announce 2015 Coaching Staff

March 31, 2015 - KINGSPORT, TN. - The Kingsport Mets have announced their coaching staff for the 2015 Appalachian League season. Luis Rivera has been named as the Kingsport Mets manager, Jonathan Hurst returns as pitching coach and Sean Ratliff in his first season as hitting coach. Rivera enters his first season as manager for the Kingsport Mets. Rivera had spent the previous three seasons as the Mets' short-season hitting coordinator. Rivera served as hitting coach for Kingsport in 2011. As a player, Rivera was a middle infielder in the ... Full Story

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Kingsport Mets Minor League Baseball

League: Appalachian League
Home: Kingsport, Tennessee
Class: Rookie (Advanced)
Affiliation: New York Mets
Website: Kingsport Mets site
Schedule: Full Kingsport Mets Schedule
Message Board: ApL forum
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