Tag Archives: New York Mets

Scoring the David Wright Signing

So the New York Mets extended the contract of third baseman David Wright this week. Here we go again, another silly move by our funny owners in Flushing. Let me score it as I see things… Wright’s a clean-cut guy … Continue reading

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Situation Wanted: Interest in 2011 MLB Season…Apply Here

  The Final Four are set. The Masters is less than two weeks away.  The Knicks have eight games left before they get rocked in the first round and come to grips with playing for next year. That means that … Continue reading

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There’s Pure Silver in This Mess

As the Sterling Boys continue to consider the available options to extricate themselves from the Madoff mess……that screaming $1.0 billion dollar lawsuit slapped on them by Madoff Trustee Irving Picard for essentially looking the other way at the steady 16%-18% annual … Continue reading

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The Soup Thickens

As in just about any scandal, the facts continue to leak out. Today we learned that Major League Baseball has turned off the spigot that New York Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz have been tapping to cover their short-term needs. … Continue reading

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The Son Rises…..

Mets  COO Jeff Wilpon met the press yesterday at their spring training facility in Port St. Lucie for the first time since the $1.0 billion lawsuit became public. As you’d expect, most of the talk centered on the potential sale of … Continue reading

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In Too Deep to Come Up For Air…..

  The details have begun to surface on Madoff Trustee Irving H. Picard’s suit against Sterling Enterprises and its partners and I think the trustee’s findings are best summed up here….with a direct quote from the suit itself….”There are thousands of victims … Continue reading

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Driven By Greed, Right Off The Cliff

I smell a new episode of CNBC’s primetime series, “American Greed” in the works. You know the show….where they highlight people who seemed too smart for the room after they “earned” outrageous sums of money, only to be eventually exposed … Continue reading

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