Tag: Fred Wilpon

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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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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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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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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Mets Owner In Violation Of MLB Debt Rules

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

According to Forbes Magazine, the Mets currently operate in violation of baseball’s debt rules: “Insiders attribute the lack of oversight to the laissez-faire culture of MLB executives and the independence and fiscal feistiness of team owners. Others are more cynical and say that as long as you toe the line with Selig, supporting his revenue-sharing […]

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An Open Letter To Brooklyn Dodger Lover Fred Wilpon

An article by posted on April 14, 2011 0 Comments
An Open Letter To Brooklyn Dodger Lover Fred Wilpon

Dear Mr. Wilpon, I was recently at the Mets Team Store on the Field Level at Citi Field looking for some Mets T-shirts. After being pleasantly surprised to finally see R.A. Dickey and Angel Pagan number shirts for sale, my jaw dropped when I saw yet another piece of Brooklyn Dodgers merchandise. This wasn’t yet […]

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