Tag: Wilpons

MMO Mailbag: Sorry To Disappoint You

An article by posted on February 1, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Sorry To Disappoint You

Morgan writes… I think you were way to quick to say you were “moving on” from the Mets payroll discussion just based on a one-year deal to Yoenis Cespedes, which quite frankly they were forced to do to prevent rioting at Citi Field if he had signed with the Washington Nationals. For someone I admired […]

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Going, Going, Gone: Cespedes Could Snare $150 Million Deal

An article by posted on September 14, 2015 0 Comments
Going, Going, Gone: Cespedes Could Snare $150 Million Deal

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Mets will be one of many teams that will be pushing to sign free agent Yoenis Cespedes beginning in November. While Mets people won’t discuss it publicly, writes Heyman, word is they are expected to make a serious play for Cespedes, whose willingness to play center field has […]

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MMO Original: Pay The Man

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: Pay The Man

A lot of Mets fans are asking the same question these days, what will it take to sign Yoenis Cespedes to a long term deal? Well, lets look at some dollar numbers. $1.5 Billion per year through 2021 … That’s what MLB has coming through national television deals. There are also local television deals, which […]

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Mets Expected To Make Serious Bid For Cespedes, But How Serious?

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Expected To Make Serious Bid For Cespedes, But How Serious?

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Mets will be one of many teams that will be pushing to sign free agent Yoenis Cespedes beginning in November. While Mets people won’t discuss it publicly, writes Heyman, word is they are expected to make a serious play for Cespedes, whose willingness to play center field has […]

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Mets and Cespedes Agree To Waive Clause Governing 5-Day Signing Window

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Mets and Cespedes Agree To Waive Clause Governing 5-Day Signing Window

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes have agreed to amend the clause in his contract that gave the Mets only five days to sign him after the World Series. “Thus, rather than be under a short-term constraint to decide whether to sign Cespedes as a […]

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You’ve Met The Citizens, Now Meet The Mayors Of Panic City

An article by posted on June 30, 2015 0 Comments
You’ve Met The Citizens, Now Meet The Mayors Of Panic City

On Sunday, general manager Sandy Alderson walked by the media at Citi Field after the Mets completed a sweep of the Reds and said to reporters: “Here they come, the citizens of Panic City.” (Adam Rubin, ESPN NY) Despite the high of sweeping the lowly Reds, Rubin thinks it may be premature for Sandy to […]

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When The Bullet Hits The Bone

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
When The Bullet Hits The Bone

I wanted to share a conversation I had with a follower on Twitter tonight. It started out talking about Cesar Puello, but quickly veered into the Josh Edgin situation and how I believed the Mets dropped the ball this Winter by not bringing in a proven lefty reliever – which by the way was supposed […]

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We’re In It To Win Championships

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
We’re In It To Win Championships

Someone emailed me a link to an article by Kevin Kernan of the New York Post. I remember seeing this a couple of weeks ago but quickly realized it wasn’t Mets related so I passed it up. I did read it this morning and I was glad I did. I was so impressed by comments […]

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How Low Can You Go? Mets Peddling Relevance On A Shoestring…

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
How Low Can You Go? Mets Peddling Relevance On A Shoestring…

I had some cheap friends when I was younger. Guys who had jobs and money but who didn’t like to spend any of it. I’m sure you all remember the type. The sort who liked to spend other people’s money and never smoked their own cigarettes. Reminds me of the Chris Rock skit from “I’m […]

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Spending Does Not Equate To Success

An article by posted on January 20, 2015 0 Comments
Spending Does Not Equate To Success

Cringing because the Mets failed to acquire Ben Zobrist or Ian Desmond? Love to criticize the Wilpons for running a small market team in the big apple? You may disagree with me, but I don’t their either of those opinions are valid, and I’m here to tell you why. I know the Mets’ payroll has […]

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Have Your Opinions About Ownership Softened?

An article by posted on January 7, 2015 0 Comments
Have Your Opinions About Ownership Softened?

How easily can your convictions be swayed? Is it possible that you can be so incredibly passionate about a particular important issue one day, and then a week or two later you find yourself waning and teetering, and before you know it you’ve done a complete 180 and flip-flopped on your previous firmly held conviction? […]

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