It Must Be Mets Baseball Season – Bernie Madoff Is In The News

An article by posted on January 30, 2011 0 Comments

If any of you have the utter joy living in the Northeast I’m sure you’re well aware that this has been one of the roughest winters in a long time if ever. Six snowstorms including a major blizzard and we haven’t even made it into February yet. The moment I walked into my local A&P […]

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Yankees Sign Freddy Garcia To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 29, 2011 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Freddy Garcia To Minor League Deal

The New York Yankees have reached an agreement on a minor league contract with starting pitcher Freddy Garcia, according to ESPN. Garcia will receive a $1.5 million base salary, if he makes the big-league club. He can also earn $3.6 million in possible incentives, topping out at 30 starts, according to a source. It also […]

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Mets Will Host The 2013 All-Star Game: Just What the Doctor Ordered

An article by posted on January 29, 2011 0 Comments

Nearly forty seven years ago Johnny Callison hit a walk off home run in the 1964 All-Star Game at Shea Stadium, that being the first and only time the Mets in their 49-year history would host an All-Star Game. Now in 2011, Sports Illustrated and sources close to Jon Heyman are reporting that the New […]

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Sifting Through All The Noise

An article by posted on January 29, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday’s news that the Wilpons were exploring their options and looking to sell a minority stake in the team was both surprising and yet unsurprising as well. Surprising, because it came after many statements from the Wilpons who adamantly said time and time again, that the Madoff scandal had very little to no bearing on the […]

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Should the Mets Give John Maine Another Chance?

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

Before i go on with the post, i want to apologize for not posting a lot this week.  I am currently recovering from a severe case of strep throat, so it hasn’t been a good week for me.  John Maine was one of the Mets top starters heading into 2010, behind Johan, and Mike Pelfrey.  […]

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The Whole Truth, Please

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

I think the Wilpons’ need to remember that old saying “Just tell the truth, they’ll find out anyway”. The more I read/hear about this whole mess is that the Wilpons are just a couple of steps behind the truth every time they make a statement. Of course it’s embarassing, but it’s too late for Fred […]

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NY Times: Wilpons Could Owe One Billion Dollars

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

Updated Post 6:30 PM The New York Times, citing a source, reported Irving Picard, the trustee charged with recovering funds for Madoff victims, could be seeking as much as $1 billion from the Wilpon family in the sealed lawsuit, by taking into account “their conduct” in addition to “actual Ponzi scheme gains”. “I think Fred […]

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Listen: Mets Conference Call, Wilpons Could Sell 25% Of Team

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

Here is the conference call courtesy of SNY. In a nutshell, Fred Wilpon has indicated that the Mets are looking to sell about 20-25% of the team. Considering that the team is worth a staggering number that could come close to one billion dollars, we are talking about a potential investor who can come in with about […]

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How Many Is Too Many?

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets haven’t developed a second baseman since Edgardo Alfonzo. In the eight seasons since his last appearance with the team, fans have watched Luis Castillo, Jose Valentin, Anderson Hernandez, Kaz Matsui and Roberto Alomar’s doppelganger try and man the position with very little success, but finally there’s some hope for the future of that position. […]

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About That $50 Million Dollars

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

The conventional thinking is this is a throwaway season with the Mets not being able to compete until 2012 after the team clears its books of Oliver Perez, Carlos Beltran, Luis Castillo and possibly Francisco Rodriguez. However, that’s not a given. While the Mets should have more financial flexibility next winter, they’ll have a wide […]

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