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$100 Million Men: A Look Back

An article by posted on May 24, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday our own Craig Lerner posted a quote from WFAN’s Mike Francesa about Jose Reyes which was  “Jose Reyes sat right there in that chair and looked me in the eye and told me he was looking for the same deal Carl Crawford signed. He sat right there in that chair. He said it on […]

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Dragging Out The Inevitable?

An article by posted on May 24, 2011 0 Comments

Michael O’Keefe of the Daily News reported that the upcoming edition of Sports Illustrated will feature more comments from Mets owner Fred Wilpon, this time elaborating on some of the issues he is dealing with regarding the sale of the team and the clawback lawsuit. In the SI article, Wilpon reportedly admits that if he loses the […]

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Taking a Deeper Look at Fred Wilpon’s Comments About the Mets

An article by posted on May 24, 2011 0 Comments

Most of the talk about Fred Wilpon’s comments to The New Yorker has been about what he has said about the players. However, Wilpon said much more than that and it is important that the whole story, both his comments about Reyes, Wright, and Beltran as well as the rest of the story is addressed. […]

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Starting Lineup, Game Preview: Mets @ Cubs

An article by posted on May 24, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup 1. Jose Reyes – SS 2. Daniel Murphy – 1B 3. Carlos Beltran – RF 4. Jason Bay – LF 5. Justin Turner – 3B 6. Willie Harris – CF 7. Ronny Paulino – C 8. Ruben Tejada – 2B 9. Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Preview The Mets start a series in […]

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Freddy Got (Middle) Fingered

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
Freddy Got (Middle) Fingered

The Mets didn’t have a game scheduled for today, but they’re still all over the back pages of the tabloids. No one threw a firecracker in a crowded parking lot. No one threw bleach on anyone. No one shouted homophobic slurs at anyone. In fact, no players were involved in the controversy. But the man […]

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The Boys In The Booth

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
The Boys In The Booth

I remember the summer afternoon that Suzyn Waldman welcomed the fans to WFAN. I had always had a transistor radio to carry around and listen to ballgames, but now we had a 24/7 radio station for sports. How good was this? Sweeny Murti was a student who worked part time at ‘The FAN’ mainly overnights […]

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Memo To Fred Wilpon: Keep Your Mouth Shut!

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
Memo To Fred Wilpon: Keep Your Mouth Shut!

Dear Fred Wilpon, When you were a child, didn’t your mother ever teach you that when you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all? In all seriousness this was a mistake on Mr. Wilpon’s part. The Mets are currently 2 games below .500 and by no means out of it this […]

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Francesa On Jose Reyes, David Wright, Mets Reputation

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments

Moments ago on WFAN, Mike Francesa said the following about comments Jeff Wilpon made regarding Reyes not getting a Carl Crawford type deal. “Jose Reyes sat right there in that chair and looked me in the eye and told me he was looking for the same deal Carl Crawford signed. He sat right there in […]

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Amazin’ Reactions To Fred Wilpon Comments

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
Amazin’ Reactions To Fred Wilpon Comments

Amazin’ Reactions David Wright:   “Fred is a good man and is obviously going through some difficult times. There is nothing more productive that I can say at this time.” Scott Boras:  “This is not consistent with the Fred Wilpon I know,” Boras said. “I think an organization’s best chance to succeed is to conduct itself […]

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The Mets Malocchio

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
The Mets Malocchio

It’s been a while since I last posted with fatherhood taking a great deal of my free time. So let me begin by saying I hope everyone who waited with baited breath for the world to end this weekend enjoyed maxing out their credit cards and cavalierly finding the gumption to tell their bosses off […]

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