Tag: Jeff Wilpon

MMO Trade Target: Starlin Castro, SS

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Trade Target: Starlin Castro, SS

The Mets have a solid foundation of pitching to go with a young core of position players, many of whom emerged as stars in 2014.  The team is no longer looking to rebuild, their disenchanted fan base has high expectations and a New York based franchise stocked with farm talent should have no trouble making […]

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Mets Make It Official: Alderson Gets 3-Year Extension, Collins Will Remain Manager

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official: Alderson Gets 3-Year Extension, Collins Will Remain Manager

The New York Mets today announced the club has signed General Manager Sandy Alderson to a contract extension that will run through 2017. “We are excited about the direction the team is headed and look forward to Sandy continuing his efforts to build the Mets into a postseason contender,” said Mets COO Jeff Wilpon. “Sandy and his staff have […]

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Wilpon: Mets Will Have ‘Payroll Flexibility’

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Wilpon: Mets Will Have ‘Payroll Flexibility’

It’s hard to understand quotes like the ones Jeff Wilpon made this afternoon. After all, your eye tells you one thing while your ear tells you something else. Until we see the results it will be hard to understand but according to Wilpon, Sandy Alderson and his staff will have payroll flexibility moving forward. Wilpon […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: Another NL East Rivalry Lives On

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Another NL East Rivalry Lives On

Perhaps not as intense as the Mets and Nationals rivalry looks to be in coming years, but the Miami Marlins have played hard fought games against New York all season and like the Mets, they’re a squad that is centered around young talent and a low payroll.  The fish kept finding ways to get hits […]

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MLB Should Do What NFL Failed To With Ray Rice

An article by posted on September 14, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Should Do What NFL Failed To With Ray Rice

Let’s clear something up right off the bat. Hitting a woman and firing someone, even if it was in a discriminatory manner, are not on equal playing fields. That being said, we’ve watched as the NFL has squirmed and wiggled around the incident surrounding former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. They have gotten it […]

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Video: Jeff Wilpon Named Worst Person In The World

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
Video: Jeff Wilpon Named Worst Person In The World

No surprise here, but sportscaster Keith Olbermann of ESPN named Jeff Wilpon the Worst Person in the World tonight. He completely ripped into him and his father Fred Wilpon, accusing both of them of running the team into the ground. A lawsuit filed on Wednesday alleged that the Mets chief operating officer insulted and harassed […]

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Mets Owners Are Almost Out Of Miracles

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Owners Are Almost Out Of Miracles

General Manager Sandy Alderson recently sat with reports and discussed offseason spending plans heading into 2015. The conclusion? The GM does not predict a generous lift in payroll for next season. The free agent class is not as strong as it’s been in recent history and the Mets can ill-afford to take up more space […]

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It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

The question of whether the Mets need to bring in the walls at Citi Field is back on the menu again after a season-ticket holder raised the issue with Sandy Alderson during a Q&A session held on Friday. “Changing the ballpark is not a panacea for not hitting with men in scoring position,” Alderson said. […]

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Jeff Wilpon on Drew, Payroll, Alderson

An article by posted on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Jeff Wilpon on Drew, Payroll, Alderson

Mets COO Jeff Wilpon sat down with MLB.com, touching on a wide variety of topics regarding the team and their future. When asked about the current state of the Mets, Wilpon appeared positive and said the team is invested in Sandy Alderson’s plan. “I think we’re in a better state than we’ve been, and we’re […]

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Mets COO Jeff Wilpon Sees Wild Card In 2014, Believes In Sandy

An article by posted on February 7, 2014 0 Comments
Mets COO Jeff Wilpon Sees Wild Card In 2014, Believes In Sandy

Mets COO Jeff Wilpon spoke with Mike Lupica of ESPN New York 98.7 FM and told him that he expects the club to be in the mix for a Wild Card this year. “My expectation is that we improve on last year. In our last 100 games we played at .500 and if we can […]

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