“I am satisfied that the New York Mets have a very strong desire to be successful on the field, and that they’re making decisions directed at being successful on the field.”
Mets owner Fred Wilpon wouldn’t divulge what he said during a rare address to his team on Monday. Neither would captain David Wright. But word is that he delivered quite the positive punch.
“He just wanted to talk about the club, which he loves to do,” Collins told reporters. “He loves to talk baseball. But he’s not mad at all.”
Are you hoping that MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred will demand that the Wilpons start spending more money on players? Well, don’t get your hopes up.
“Last I checked, Fred is not the general manager. Last I checked, Jeff is not the general manager. Last I checked, Saul is not the general manager.”
Owners can’t be fired, but one disgruntled Mets fan is determined to get Fred and Jeff out of Queens.
As far as Sandy Alderson returning goes, the media and the masses seem largely simpatico. But perhaps that speaks to the relaxed expectations we have for the Mets, where mediocrity is a victory. As long as they aren’t rancid, we see progress.
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig’s latest stop on his ballpark farewell tour turned testy over his unyielding support of the New York Mets’ ownership.
It’s late-June, and I have stopped watching games. I’m done. It’s just too infuriating, too maddening, too depressing, too boring.
Most fans would say the Mets’ ownership has a spending problem. That is, they’re not doing enough of it. But do they also have a meddling problem?
Saul Katz isn’t going anywhere. Just ask basically anyone in the know about the Mets.
The SNY analyst was one of 10 former Mets players to sign a widely panned email asking fans to pledge their support head of this month’s Subway Series.
Attention all you semi-loyal, on-the-fence, wishy-washy Mets fans. Only 12 days remain to get tickets for the May 14-15 Subway Series with the Yanks at Citi Field. Of course, you probably didn’t know that was happening.
The way the Mets are positioned right now, a 90-win season would not only give cause for a century-long extension for Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins, but the erection of a healing shrine.
Popular sports betting website Bovada has set the Mets’ line at 73.5 wins in 2014. General manager Sandy Alderson is taking the over. Way, way over.