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Who Do We Want To Own The Mets?

An article by posted on February 8, 2011 0 Comments
Who Do We Want To Own The Mets?

A little more than two weeks ago it was announced by Fred and Jeff Wilpon that they were exploring the option of adding a partner(s) to own the New York Mets. Naturally the news hit the blogs and Twitter in no time and there was talk among Mets fans on who they would want to own […]

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David Wright: Jose Reyes Makes Me A Better Player

An article by posted on February 7, 2011 0 Comments
David Wright: Jose Reyes Makes Me A Better Player

Wright arrived to the Mets spring training complex today at Port St. Lucie, and of course he had plenty to say about a variety of Mets topics. One in particular interested me.  Wright spoke emphatically about his feelings regarding his teammate Jose Reyes this afternoon, and made it clear how he thinks the front office should handle […]

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Spring Is In The Air!

An article by posted on February 5, 2011 0 Comments

Look at that bright sunshine! That’s newly acquired pitcher Chris Capuano, along with minor leaguers Nick Evans and Mike Nickeas taking a photo today with one of many lucky kids at Port St. Lucie. The three of them visited a local little league team, the Sand Gnats, and spread some cheer to dozens of kids. It […]

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Deep Leagues: Wright Is Top Third Baseman

An article by posted on February 5, 2011 0 Comments
Deep Leagues: Wright Is Top Third Baseman

Deep Leagues are rolling out their positional rankings for the 2011 season. I’ve been waiting for them to complete third base because I was curious to see where they would rank David Wright this year. Needless to say I was pleasantly surprised. The stats represent AVG, HR, RBI, RS, SB 1.  David Wright - NYM              $31                 […]

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It’s War! Settlement Talks Break Down

An article by posted on February 3, 2011 0 Comments
It’s War! Settlement Talks Break Down

From the NY Post: Settlement talks between the Mets and the trustee recovering money for Bernie Madoff’s victims reportedly broke down this afternoon amid a dispute over the leaking of information from a sealed lawsuit. “We are no longer pursuing settlement negotiations,” said David Sheehan, a lawyer for the trustee Irving Picard, who filed a […]

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Forbes Determines Net Value Of Mets Is (Negative $225MM)

An article by posted on February 2, 2011 0 Comments
Forbes Determines Net Value Of Mets Is (Negative $225MM)

Forbes Magazine throws another log into the fire and after their analysis they determine that the Mets and Citi Field have a net book value of negative $225 million dollars. Ever since he bought controlling interest of the New York Mets in 2002, Fred Wilpon has used leverage to juice his MLB franchise. He borrowed […]

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Take Me Out To The Ball Game

An article by posted on February 2, 2011 0 Comments
Take Me Out To The Ball Game

I always love to see the Mets own the back pages of our local newspapers, but this wasn’t exactly what I wanted to see this morning. Kind of sad actually. For all those who are saying that Fred Wilpon and Bernie Madoff are not involved in the Mets business just check out Page One of […]

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Is There Crying In Baseball?

An article by posted on February 1, 2011 0 Comments
Is There Crying In Baseball?

Mike Francesa opened his daily show this afternoon with his thoughts about the Wilpon mess. He has levied some strong accusations against the Wilpons. What set the stage for Francesa, was this piece in the New York Times by Alison Leigh Cowan which reveals the Wilpons were involved in another Ponzi scheme as recently as two years ago. […]

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Mets Announce 2-Year Deal With R.A. Dickey

An article by posted on January 31, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Announce 2-Year Deal With R.A. Dickey

Post Updated 1/31 4:20 PM The New York Mets today announced that they have signed righthanded pitcher R.A. Dickey to a two-year contract with a club option for 2013. Dickey compiled a 11-9 record in 2010 and finished seventh in the National League with a 2.84 ERA. He became the first pitcher in team history […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Hot Flashes and Frozen Treats

An article by posted on January 31, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss, The Wilpons, Jose’ Reyes moving cross-town, and other frozen thoughts: The only truth gleaned from the news that the Wilpons are seeking a partner to buy 25% of the Mets is that they may have lied to Mets fans. Since the Bernie Madoff scandal broke, and their names attached, they […]

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