View from Citi Field: Wally Backman arrives

September, 10, 2012
9/10/12
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Adam Rubin
Triple-A manager Wally Backman has joined the major league coaching staff for the remainder of the season. Backman's duty Monday included throwing early batting practice to non-starters.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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