Wally Backman to Remain with 51s
Las Vegas – Las Vegas 51s manager Wally Backman will be back next season. The New York Mets organization and Backman agreed to a two-year contract extension, with a club option for 2016.
In 2013, Backman led the 51s to a division title, finishing with 81-63 record. The 51s open the 2014 season against the Fresno Grizzlies, on Thursday, April 3 at Cashman Field.