Tag: Wilpons

The Dawn Is Coming Met Fans

An article by posted on March 16, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets have seen darker days than this; the midnight massacre in which Tom Seaver was traded away comes to mind.  Another bad time for the Mets and their fan base was in the early 90’s when the Mets had the worst team that money could buy followed by the failure of Generation […]

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The Song Remains The Same

An article by posted on February 21, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, Mets owner Fred Wilpon met with reporters and responded to some questions. I was intrigued, but not surprised to this particular line of questioning: Q: An author said you were selling the team because of the Madoff scandal (Bernie Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 felonies involving a Ponzi scheme). Were those claims off-base? Wilpon: […]

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Do Star Studded Acquisitions Lead To Winning Seasons?

An article by posted on December 18, 2009 0 Comments

This morning while scouring the barren depths of the Mets blogosphere for anything newsworthy to share with you, I came across a very interesting article in the Daily News by Bob Raisman. He correctly states that building a team that has lasting positive effects is far better than targeting a big star for the purpose of an immediate […]

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By Being Neither A Winner Or Loser, We Are Losers

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

My blood boils with each passing day of the Hot Stove season.  While the Mets keep signing guys like Alex Cora, Chris Coste and Henry Blanco, the Phillies, Yankees, Red Sox and even Mariners keep making big moves involving the likes of Cliff Lee, Roy Halladay, Curtis Granderson and probably John Lackey.  I knew the […]

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At Midnight Omar Turns Into A Pumpkin

An article by posted on November 19, 2009 0 Comments

Tonight when the clock strikes twelve, general managers everywhere will begin negotiating with free agents of their liking. The exclusive window for teams to negotiate with their own free agents expires at midnight tonight, beginning what will be another busy and very active hot stove season full. I have read several reports that although Omar Minaya still holds […]

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Wilpons May Get Fan Outrage If They Cut Payroll

An article by posted on September 21, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, ESPN’s Andrew Marchand posted the following on his Twitter account: An associate of the Wilpons tells me that the only way to get them to spend this offseason is with public pressure and that might not work. Jon Heyman of SI.com also adds this in one of his reports last week: “Reports have suggested […]

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Mets Catching Options for 2010

An article by posted on September 8, 2009 0 Comments

I know we still have almost a month to go before the 2009 regular baseball season is over but lets face facts the Mets season ended in July.  It’s time for the Mets and us the fans to look to 2010.   This past week Josh Thole joined the Mets for their series in Colorado.  Thole […]

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We Were Bamboozled!

An article by posted on September 1, 2009 0 Comments

Going into the 2009 season hopes were high for the Mets.  Most people believed that once the Mets signed Francisco “K-Rod” Rodriguez that all the problems from last year were solved.  Last year the bullpen killed us in our race to the playoff’s but that was not the only reason why missed out of the […]

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More Evidence Of Mets Financial Woes

An article by posted on August 30, 2009 0 Comments

According to former Mets GM Jim Duquette, now a baseball analyst for Sirius XM Radio, the Mets have canceled their Fall Instructional League as a cost-cutting measure. The decision will save the Mets approximately $300,000 and continues to add to the mounting evidence of financial upheaval despite denials from the Wilpon family. Duquette believes that it sends […]

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For Sale: Vintage Hot Rod With Custom Paint

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

For Sale: This vintage 1962 classic has a great paint job, but like any other used vehicle it needs a little work. You’ll want to get a new transmission (Johan Santana), V6 engine (Carlos Beltran), power steering (Carlos Delgado), a starter (John Maine), new brakes (J.J. Putz), shock absorbers (Jon Niese and Fernando Nieve), coil springs (Alex Cora, […]

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