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Mets begin to improve housing and pay for minor leaguers

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Two weeks after the richest owner in baseball came under fire for nickel-and-diming his minor league players, the Mets have slowly begun to improve conditions for some of them, the New York Daily News has learned. Players in High-A Brooklyn will be reimbursed for the $10/night hotel costs they had paid the team this season. At Triple-A Syracuse, players will receive $300 a month as a housing stipend. And players at extended spring training in Florida will receive back pay for the months they trained for no pay, according to communications between the franchise and players. The Mets would not c…

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