Known as an association of second chances for professional baseball players, the independent Atlantic League proved to be just that, as major league and Mexican league organizations have signed six players last week.
After one appearance with the Long Island Ducks, Niese back in affiliated ball.
Former Milwaukee Brewers farmhand, Univeristy of Maryland player returns to Long Island.
With Niese, the Ducks now have five ex-Mets on their roster -- three players (Niese, Matt den Dekker and Kirk Nieuwenhuis) and two coaches (Wally Backman and Ed Lynch).
Another former Met finds his way to Long Island.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis set to play his first season in the Atlantic League and 12 in pro baseball.
Hometown Boy Latches on with Ducks.
Ed Lynch reunites with LI Ducks manager Wally Backman.
Atlantic League Sets 2018 All-Star Rosters.
Former Reds Catcher Inks With Yankees System.