Found September 01, 2013 on
Pedro Lopez had a taste of championship baseball in his mouth and was hungry for more. Last winter, Lopez got his first crack at managing a winter baseball team in his homeland of Puerto Rico. With Lopez’s leadership, The Criollos de Caguas survived the Winter League postseason format to bring home the championship. For Lopez, that title was his #1 baseball memory ever. And, returning to Double-A Binghamton, Lopez was determined to have another serving of that championship cuisine. Wherever he went and with whomever he talked, Lopez hammered home the same message, he expected nothing short of a championship in Binghamton in 2013. “We have unfinished business in Binghamton. The city and the B-Mets fans deserve a championship,” claimed the second year manager. That was the message Lopez emphasized to me when I interviewed him at the B-Met welcome back dinner. That was the message quoted in a story about Lopez in the 2013 B-Met Souvenir Program. In fact, when I asked Lopez about the co...

B-Mets Manager Pedro Lopez Wants That Eastern League Championship

Today’a announcement that catching prospect Kevin Plawecki would be promoted to Double-A Binghamton is going to make one particular person very happy – B-Mets manager, Pedro Lopez – who thirsts for the Eastern League Championship. Lopez had a taste of championship baseball in his mouth and was hungry for more. Last winter, Lopez got his first crack at managing a winter baseball...

Allan Dykstra Named EAS MVP, Pedro Lopez Named Manager of the Year

The accolades keep coming for the B-Mets, who have assembled the most successful team in franchise history for the 2013 season. Prior to their 6-2 victory last night against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Eastern League awarded both Allan Dykstra and Pedro Lopez with big awards. Dykstra has been named the League Most Valuable Player, while his skipper has been named the manager...
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