sportsnetny: 9:30 P.M. (SNY) GOING HOME: DAVID WRIGHT Wright, the Mets’ third baseman, travels to his hometown, Chesapeake, Va., with the field reporter Kevin Burkhardt, where the two visit Wright’s high school. There he excelled as an athlete and aspired to become an engineer but ultimately turned down a scholarship to Georgia Tech to go pro — making sure his contract stipulated that his...
From the middle of last summer onwards, what passed for buzz inside CitiField...– Keith Olbermann
Madoff Investments Flowed Through Mets Ownership →
Those invited into this rarefied club — including relatives of Sterling management, an investment banker who is also a supper club entertainer, a technology entrepreneur and a theater industry executive — would not send money to Mr. Madoff. Instead, it would be filtered through the Sterling partner and the Mets board member Arthur Friedman, a certified public accountant with a law degree who...
True to his word, Mets manager Terry Collins has the air horn working today so...– @KBurkhardtSNY (via sportsnetny) If only there was some sort of job position for that. Who wouldn’t be on the first flight to Florida to be the Mets’ “air horn person?”
In Case You Missed It: Gary Sheffield Retires.... →
I was out at Citi Field when he hit #500, which I remember very well. The rest of his Met tenure? Not so much. Now the question is: Is he a Hall of Famer?
Wilpon Says Mets' Minority Stake Has Several... →
metstweet: Wilpon Says Mets’ Minority Stake Has Several People Interested - Bloomberg http://t.co/19O30bN #mets #madoff #mlb
You have all questioned my integrity and I will be vindicated and truth will...– Fred Wilpon speaking to reporters this morning from Port. St. Lucie Fla. - @coutinho9, MetsBlog pic via @AdamRubinESPN (via sportsnetny)
Are You Going To Spring Training?
If you’re headed to see your favorite team get ready for the 2011 season, we’d love to hear from you. Let us know if you’re heading down to Spring Training this season.
The fastball’s electric, but there’s a lot of people driving UPS...– - Bobby Ojeda, on Bobby Parnell, on SNY’s Mets Hot Stove It’ll be a big year for Parnell. I, like a lot of fans, would love to see him slot in to be the Mets’ closer of the future once that K-Rod fella says “so long.” Parnell’s problem is he had the tendency to...
Let's Remember that the Mets Play the Sport of...
This isn’t to share an overly rosy prediction for the 2011 season. This isn’t to ignore the clouds that have been swirling around the Mets for quite awhile now. This is about remembering that the Mets play the sport of baseball. Ah yes, baseball. In 2009, the story was injuries. 2010? The disconnect between the powers that be, and the players that play for them. Neither year were the...
Mets aim to be sleeper hit in Spring Training |... →
nymetsfans: NEW YORK — Jaded or otherwise, there exists a significant sect of Mets fans already looking forward to 2012, when the team will shed tens of millions of dollars off its payroll and, presumably, take major strides toward competing in the National League East. But Spring Training is a time for optimism. Spring Training is nearly here. And the Mets are collectively hoping for their...
The unsealing of the suit Friday follows the disclosure that the Mets planned to...– Mets Need to Cover Expenses - WSJ (via sportsnetny)
Suit Says Mets Owners Ignored Warnings on Madoff →
A lawsuit brought by the trustee for the victims of Bernard L. Madoff’s multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme accuses the owners of the Mets of being so enamored of the enormous profits they earned while investing over decades with Mr. Madoff that they ignored repeated and specific warnings that he might have been operating a fraud. The lawsuit, unsealed in federal bankruptcy court in Manhattan...