Tag: Jeff Wilpon

Wally Backman Claims Sandy Alderson Has It In For Him

An article by posted on 10/01/2017 0 Comments
Wally Backman Claims Sandy Alderson Has It In For Him

In an exclusive interview with Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record, Wally Backman had some explosive things to say about his parting of ways with the New York Mets including that he’s been blackballed by GM Sandy Alderson and betrayed by owner Jeff Wilpon. “There’s been a bad roadblock, and I know where it’s coming […]

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Fred and Jeff Wilpon Decline To Comment About Team’s Success

An article by posted on 04/10/2016 0 Comments
Fred and Jeff Wilpon Decline To Comment About Team’s Success

Both the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants took batting practice at Citi Field on Tuesday afternoon, and among all those watching the the players and the activities on the field were Mets majority owners Fred and Jeff Wilpon. According to a report by Steven Marcus of Newsday, Fred Wilpon was asked about his […]

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Where Was Jeff Wilpon?

An article by posted on 08/01/2016 0 Comments
Where Was Jeff Wilpon?

If you had an opportunity to watch the Hall of Fame press conference, you would’ve noticed the Mets sent a contingent there to show their support and appreciation for Mike Piazza. Team owner Jeff Wilpon, GM Sandy Alderson and Assistant GM John Ricco were all on hand for the special occasion. As Adam Rubin noted on ESPN.com, Sandy […]

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A Brief Letter of Thanks to Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on 29/07/2015 0 Comments
A Brief Letter of Thanks to Sandy Alderson

Dear Mr. Alderson, I would genuinely like to thank you for quite literally just doing something; actually, as of Monday, July 27, two somethings. Though there are certainly more impactful hitters around the league than Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe, it is refreshing to see that you’re at least now beginning to patch up the […]

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Another Jeff Wilpon Controversy, Pedro Slams COO In Tell All Book.

An article by posted on 02/05/2015 0 Comments
Another Jeff Wilpon Controversy, Pedro Slams COO In Tell All Book.

There are players you follow as a fan, players you only get to know from a distance. Some may come of as one dimensional through no fault of their own — they are after all solely and perhaps obsessively devoted to their craft with a single minded devotion. They almost have to be this way […]

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New Sandy Alderson Book Reveals Truths About Wilpons, Madoff, Mets Operations

An article by posted on 12/03/2015 0 Comments
New Sandy Alderson Book Reveals Truths About Wilpons, Madoff, Mets Operations

A new book about Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is set to soon come out that extensively covers his years at the helm of the New York Mets. According to Howard Megdal of Capital New York, the new book “Baseball Maverick” by veteran sports journalist Steve Kettmann, asks the question of why Sandy continues in […]

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Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

An article by posted on 11/02/2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

Kevin Kernan (New York Post) collected the thoughts of one of NY’s emerging young pitchers, Zack Wheeler, who has become more vocal this offseason as the team approaches what should be a turning point.  2015 is being presented as the year when excuses will be laid to rest and winning will be restored. “…Wheeler likes […]

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Signed, Fred and Jeff Wilpon

An article by posted on 21/01/2015 0 Comments
Signed, Fred and Jeff Wilpon

There was an interesting story a couple of weeks ago about a 12-year boy, Cade Pope, who wrote the owner of each NFL team asking them one simple question: “Why should I root for your team?” Took a lot of initiative on his part, but very little initiative was made by the league’s 32 owners […]

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Alderson Says Mets Unlikely To Bid On Korean SS Jung-Ho Kang

An article by posted on 16/12/2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets Unlikely To Bid On Korean SS Jung-Ho Kang

Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang posted on Monday, according to his agent, Alan Nero. This morning at Citi Field, general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters the Mets were unlikely to bid on the 27 year old power hitting infielder. The bidding for Lang is expected to be between $2-10 million dollars, with a contract ranging anywhere between […]

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Judge Grants Request To Grill Jeff Wilpon For 14 Hours In Discrimination Lawsuit

An article by posted on 07/11/2014 0 Comments
Judge Grants Request To Grill Jeff Wilpon For 14 Hours In Discrimination Lawsuit

The Daily News is reporting that lawyers for Leigh Castergine were granted permission Friday by Federal Judge William Kuntz to question Mets co-owner Jeff Wilpon for what could be a grueling 14 hours. Castergine is the former team executive who is suing Jeff Wilpon and Sterling Mets for gender discrimination and maintaining a hostile work […]

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