SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Syracuse Chiefs have a new name and a new commitment to stay put.

The Triple A team will now be known as the Syracuse Mets, a decision that comes after the New York Mets purchased the team last year.

The new name was announced Tuesday, when state and local officials announced a $26 million stadium renovation plan. Under the deal, the team agrees to remain in Syracuse for at least 25 years.

New York state and Onondaga County will each pitch in $12.5 million for the renovations to NBT Bank Stadium. The city of Syracuse will contribute more than $1 million.

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Mets fan, spoke at the announcement wearing a Mets jacket that belonged to his father, the late Gov. Mario Cuomo.

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