Syracuse Chiefs Are Now The Syracuse Mets

The Syracuse Chiefs are no more- as they became the Syracuse Mets yesterday. Not everyone is thrilled with the name change- after all, they’ve been the Chiefs since 1934. But with the new name comes two great announcements:

1. The stadium is getting $25 million of upgrades, and

2. The Mets signed a new lease with the city through 2043, keeping them here for a long time.

Read more: News Radio 570 WSYR

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