Sun, 17 May 2015 13:19:11 -0700
Wally Backman was vetted last month as a possible candidate for the Miami Marlins manager spot, according to sources.
Fantasy Tip: There is no idea yet whether Backman will be pursued this time around, but the fact the Marlins were looking last month after getting off to a slow start tells you Mike Redmond was on thin ice to start the season. Keep an eye on which way the Marlins go.
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 05:08:28 -0700
The New York Mets have asked Triple-A Las Vegas manager Wally Backman to return to his job next season, but it is not known if Backman will remain with the organization, according to a source.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:06:08 -0700
The New York Mets will not add Wally Backman to the coaching staff for the 2015 season.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:22:26 -0700
New York Mets manager Terry Collins is believed to be in favor of adding Triple-A Las Vegas manager Wally Backman to the coaching staff if a spot opens up. General manager Sandy Alderson likely will make the decision on Backman and may have some reservations about adding to the coaching staff.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:47:34 -0700
Wally Backman, who managed the New York Mets' Triple-A team, is joining the parent club as a coach for the final nine games of the season, and there is some speculation he may become a big league coach in 2015.
Sun, 20 Oct 2013 11:11:51 -0700
Wally Backman, who served as the manager of the New York Mets' Triple-A Las Vegas farm team last season, is expected to return to the organization in the same role next year, according to a baseball insider. No other organizations have asked to speak with Backman regarding a managerial or coaching vacancy.
Fri, 17 Feb 2012 20:48:48 -0800
Triple-A Buffalo manager Wally Backman announced Saturday, Feb. 18, that he will change his number to '8' this season to honor the late Hall of Famer and former New York Mets teammate Gary Carter.
Thu, 17 Nov 2011 22:53:26 -0800
The New York Mets hired Wally Backman as the manager of their Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo Thursday, Nov. 17. He has nine seasons of managerial experience, and two with the Mets organization.
Sun, 06 Nov 2011 11:14:15 -0800
Wally Backman has agreed to manage Triple-A Buffalo in the New York Mets' organization for the 2012 season, in the hopes that he will be next in line to become the manager of the parent club if Terry Collins leaves. Backman had been offered a job on the coaching staff of the Washington Nationals by manager Davey Johnson.
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 05:47:09 -0700
The Washington Nationals may hire New York Mets Triple-A Buffalo manager Wally Backman as a major league coach.