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Digest: Mets buying Nationals' Triple-A affiliate Syracuse Chiefs

Digest: Mets buying Nationals' Triple-A affiliate Syracuse Chiefs

The New York Mets have reached an agreement to purchase the Syracuse Chiefs, the Washington Nationals' Triple-A affiliate, leaving the Nationals to find a new home for their top minor league club. Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed the deal. Cuomo is scheduled to appear in Syracuse today at NBT Bank Stadium, the team's home, for a formal announcement. The Mets will make Syracuse their top minor league affiliate beginning in 2019. The International League franchise has been community-owned since 1961 and has been affiliated with the Nationals for nine years. Washington's player-development contract with the Community Baseball Club of Central New York Inc. team was through the...

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