Tag: Fred Wilpon

The New York Mets – On The Fringe Of History

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
The New York Mets – On The Fringe Of History

Thursday – October 19th – 2006 Top of the 9th and the score is 3 to 1 in favor of the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets are one loss away from post-season elimination. The St. Louis Cardinals are one win away from the World Series. Cliff Floyd has struck out with runners on first and […]

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(Updated) More Good News For Fred Wilpon

An article by posted on January 17, 2012 0 Comments
(Updated) More Good News For Fred Wilpon

More good news for Fred Wilpon as Richard Sandomir of the NY Times relays Judge Rakoff’s ruling on Irving Picard’s appeal… Sandomir adds that Rakoff says trustee “has entirely failed to demonstrate the kind of extraordinary circumstances that would warrant” a pre-trial appeal, and that trial record in case against Mets owners “will inform the very […]

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Mets Struggling for Cash, Borrow Another $40 Million

An article by posted on December 12, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Struggling for Cash, Borrow Another $40 Million

According to Richard Sandomir of the New York Times, the Mets recently borrowed another $40 million dollars as a “bridge loan” meant to keep the team afloat as they try to raise money through the sale of minority shares in the team. People familiar with the team’s situation have said the owners had firm commitments from at […]

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Why I Won’t Boo Jose Reyes

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
Why I Won’t Boo Jose Reyes

For the last few week’s i’ve been mentally preparing myself for the inevitable fate that Jose Reyes would sign with the Miami Marlins. As much as I tried to stay as optimistic as I could, realistically I knew the team was moving in a different direction. This regime will not give 6 year contracts to […]

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MMO Flashback: Yippee-Ki-Yay, Jose Reyes

An article by posted on November 13, 2011 0 Comments

Here’s another great article originally written and posted back on February 15, 2011 by the always entertaining Rob Silverman AKA Tie Dyed. It’s a little bit prophetic and some of the comments are a blast to read nine months later. Enjoy… Nakatomi Plaza, Century City, CA: John McClane is acting alone, trying to save hostages […]

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Dave Einhorn’s Deal to Buy the Mets Falls Through

An article by posted on September 1, 2011 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson’s comments about the New York Mets not being able to spend this off-season did not make much sense. Why with the impending sale of a minority stake in the team would Alderson come out at the end of August and say that the Mets would not be big players in the free agent […]

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Is Reyes’ Injury A Good Thing?

An article by posted on July 2, 2011 0 Comments

Okay before all you Mets fans bash me and say what is this kid smoking, take a second to think. Is this Reyes hamstring injury really all so bad? Yes I know Reyes has been the brightest light in an otherwise dark season for the New York Metropolitans. In what will end up being yet […]

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Doug’s Dugout: The Boss, The Superstar, And The Race Horse

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: the updated version of the Boss, the scrappy Mets, and other imbecilic thoughts. I have never seen such a firestorm over benign comments made by an owner until the other day when excerpts from Fred Wilpon’s confessional in the New Yorker was released (you see the size of that […]

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The Coming Met-Pocalypse

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

“Even if the financials break down as reported, one would think the $100 million dollars being earmarked for operating costs will go toward the projected $70 million dollars in losses this season, and any additional losses next season. Basically, the way I see it, this will keep them afloat for two years, and that is […]

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Wilpon to SI: Mets are “Bleeding Cash”

An article by posted on May 24, 2011 0 Comments

Fred Wilpon is back in the headlines once again.  Just a day after his controversial comments toward Jose Reyes, David Wright, and Carlos Beltran, Fred Wilpon opens up about the Mets financial troubles in a new article for Sports Illustrated written by Tom Verducci.  In the article, Fred Wilpon tells Verducci that the Mets are […]

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