Found March 05, 2012 on
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Does it make me a horrible person if I want the Mets to lose their shirts to Irving Picard?Probably. But the way I see it, I'm going straight to hell anyway. And if that's where I'm going, I'd like to see the Mets relevant again before I get there. So yeah, it's good news to hear that a U.S. District Judge has ruled that the Picard vs. Wilpons suit will go on as planned, and that the first family of tone deaf has to pay out those $83 million in ficticious profits. Now that alone wouldn't be the best news, as $83 million is just enough to doom the Mets to financial irrelevancy over the next couple of years yet not enough to give Bud Selig the ample reason he needs to force these clowns out of business. But there's a chance now that the Wilpons have to pay out a whole lot more money at the end of this trial, which would probably be the death blow.
But for that to happen, the prosecution has to prove that the Wilpons were "willfully blind" to Ma...
BEST OF MAXIM
Pedro Beato will have an MRI on his right shoulder in Florida, according to Andy Martino of the Daily News.
Beato left yesterday’s game against the Cardinals with what was called stiffness in his right shoulder. He did not believe the problem was serious.
After Pedro Beato took the mound for his warm-up pitches yesterday, Mets manager Terry Collins saw something was wrong with...
Ask me who the Mets traded for Keith Hernandez and I’ll immediately tell you Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey. Who’d they trade for Sid Fernandez ? Bob Bailor and Carlos Diaz. I remember most Mets trades like they were yesterday. But when I thought about Tim Teufel, an important member of the 1986 World Champion Mets, who was even better in 1987 when he batted .300, I remembered he...
Yesterday, Mike Pelfrey put his revamped sinker to the test and the early results were very encouraging. The big right-hander tossed two hitless innings yesterday in an intrasquad game at Digital Domain Park. He struck out two and walked one over his two hitless innings and even shattered Valentino Pascucci’s bat with a sinker. Pelf worked exclusively from the stretch in an...
Terry Collins said David Wright had a positive day in the weight room Tuesday as he works back from left rib-cage discomfort, but that the third baseman would not enter Grapefruit League action at least until next week.
“He felt great,” Collins said. “We’ll see when they’ll let him go back on the field. But he said there’s no pain at all, no discomfort at all. So...
Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the US District Court in Manhattan is scheduled to issue a ruling today in the $386 million clawback lawsuit filed by the trustee Irving Picard against Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz.
If the judge finds that there is not enough evidence to prove that the Mets owners willfully blinded themselves to the Ponzi scheme, Rakoff could grant the motion for summary judgment...
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. -- Disgraced ex-New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra on Monday was sentenced to three years in a California state prison after pleading no contest to grand theft auto and providing a false financial statement.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Cynthia Ulfig sentenced Dykstra after refusing to allow him to withdraw his plea and said the scam to lease...
Ike Davis is cursed! Last year it was his lingering ankle injury and this year it’s Valley Fever. “A fever? You’re writing about a guy with a cold?” It’s actually a lot more serious than that.
I’m not a doctor — I’m a professor, remember? — but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night, and at the very worst that makes me qualified to read up on what Valley...
Valley Fever, strained rib cages, declining payroll and the Madoff clawback lawsuit have been much talked about topics around Port St. Lucie this spring; especially the last week. There will be plenty of time for gloom and doom this year, but yesterday Johan Santana gave the Mets and their fans a ray of hope in an otherwise cloudy start to the season.
Johan Santana’s 2012 exhibition...
A judge ruled on Monday that New York Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon must pay as much as $83 million to the trustee attempting to recover funds for those involved in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme.
U.S. District Court Judge Jed S. Rakoff also ruled that the sides will go to trial on March 19 over an additional $303 million - the amount trustee Irving H. Picard is seeking.
Photo by Michael BaronPedro Beato was pulled from yesterday's game with shoulder stiffness.Last year he was sidelined with an elbow injury from May 5th through May 21st, the injury was believed to be similar to tennis elbow and just needed rest.On August 16th Beato gave up two runs on three hits in an inning of work and his ERA ballooned to 4.10. Beato was given four days...
Former New York Mets player Lenny Dykstra completed his fall from graces on Monday when he was sentenced Monday three years in prison after pleading no contest to grand theft auto.
According to CNN:
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Cynthia Ulfig denied Dykstra’s motion to withdraw his plea. He pleaded no contest in October to three counts of grand theft auto and filing a false...
The Mets played two games today, with half of the team going to Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee to play the Astros and the other half staying home at Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie against the Cardinals.
The Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals by the score of 8 to 6, and the Mets lost to the Astros by the score of 4-1.
The Cardinals Game:
The biggest story of today’s...