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Mets and Columbia Fireflies sign two-year contract extension

The New York Mets and Columbia Fireflies today jointly announced that they have renewed their Player Development Contract for two more seasons. The renewal will keep Columbia as the Mets' Class-A Affiliate in the South Atlantic League through 2020.  

The Fireflies have been affiliated with the Mets since moving to Columbia, SC from Savannah, GA prior to the 2016 season. Overall, the Mets have been affiliated with the Columbia/Savannah franchise in the South Atlantic League since 2007.

The New York Mets and Columbia Fireflies today jointly announced that they have renewed their Player Development Contract for two more seasons. The renewal will keep Columbia as the Mets' Class-A Affiliate in the South Atlantic League through 2020.  

The Fireflies have been affiliated with the Mets since moving to Columbia, SC from Savannah, GA prior to the 2016 season. Overall, the Mets have been affiliated with the Columbia/Savannah franchise in the South Atlantic League since 2007.

"We are extremely happy that we will be in Columbia for at least the next three years," said Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson. "Jason Freier, John Katz and all their staff do a terrific job for our players and for Fireflies fans."

"We're excited to extend our relationship with the New York Mets through 2020," said Fireflies team President John Katz. "We've had a terrific working relationship with the Mets for over a decade, and we look forward to watching their future stars play here at Spirit Communications Park."

The Fireflies opens their 2018 campaign Thursday, April 5 vs. Augusta at Spirit Communications Park.

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