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JEFF WILPON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Can Mets Own This City As Long As Wilpons Own This Team?

Joel Sherman.of the New York Post says the Mets are in the perfect position to take back control of New York from the Yankees. “You may remember how they were going to be carried back into the warm embrace of this city by Generation K. It was an idea that so frightened George Steinbrenner he demanded after the 1995 season the Yankees go with a kid shortstop in 1996 just to show...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Flags And Conspiracy Theories: Could The Mets Be On The Move?

Last week, it was pointed out that there aren’t a whole lot of reasons to pay attention to the Mets, even with this 2014 season as early as it is. That assessment appears to have been mistaken: the Mets and their machinations have been noticed as far away as Paris…as in France. In the painstakingly detailed article linked here, it is posited that once the Willets Point project...
Via Mets360.com
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Elaborate Scheme To Move The Mets To Montreal

The “Herald de Paris” and author JE Sved (a Mets fan) released a story last Friday that might have blown the lid off elaborate scheme that could potentially send the Mets packing north of the border to Montreal. It all starts with the Willets Point land that is going to be re-developed over the next 10-15 years and leads us down a rabbit hole that could eventually lead us Mets...
Via The Daily Stache
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Deny Report That Jeff Wilpon Ordered Hit On Hudgens

4:30 PM The Mets have denied the report from Howard Megdal of Capital New York (read below) that the order to fire Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens came from Jeff Wilpon. Megdal reported that Jeff Wilpon sent general manager Sandy Alderson an “angry” text during the team’s 5-3 loss to the Pirates on Memorial Day and followed it up with an “angry” phone call that resulted...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Wilpon To Blame For Mets Radio Shakeup

There was some pretty significant backlash when it was recently reported that WOR Radio, the new radio home of your New York Mets, was looking to break up the radio broadcast team as they made the transition from WFAN to WOR this spring.  Now it would appear that team ownership may be the one to blame, with Howard Megdal of Capital New York reporting that its actually Jeff Wilpon...
Via Effing Mets
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Wilpon: Mets Could Have Something Cooking Later

Here’s a glimmer of hope for all you optimists out there, and it comes from your favorite Mets COO, Jeff Wilpon. Jeff Wilpon just said #Mets busy and could have something working later this afternoon. Did say FA prices in this market could be "scary" — David Lennon (@DPLennon) November 13, 2013 “@AckertNYDN: Jeff Wilpon said #Mets were busy meeting last night. Something...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilpon’s Comments About Core Reveals Mets Have Little To Trade

New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon has subsequently modified his statement about his team having only four core players, later adding Daniel Murphy, Travis d’Arnaud and Bobby Parnell. It’s not a substantial increase, but highly revealing in two main aspects. First, it highlights the areas where the Mets are weak and need building. That would be two starters, bullpen depth, first base...
Via New York Mets Report
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Wilpon’s comments add more uncertainty

Yesterday Jeff Wilpon made some comments about the upcoming offseason and the future of Mets baseball. What he said was nothing new and only added to the uncertainty over what this offseason will bring. He listed David Wright, Zack Wheeler, Dillon Gee and Jon Niese as the only players that are “locks” for the 2014 roster. That shouldn’t surprise anyone. Missing from this list...
Via Mets360.com
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss
THROWING IN THE TOWEL

Mets owner set to give up on season?

Comments made by Jeff Wilpon to Yankees closer Mariano Rivera during a pregame ceremony indicate that the Mets owner may have already given up on this season.

Via Holdout Sports
May 29, 2013  |  3 Comments

ESPN: Wilpons Among Most Loathed Sports Figures In New York

Fred and Jeff Wilpon made ESPN’s list of the 10 most loathed New York sports figures of 2012.  You can click here to view the list, and here to rank them yourself. Here are the latest rankings which has Alex Rodriguez leading in points and Fred and Jeff Wilpon leading in most first place votes. I don’t know how ESPN determined their nominees, but I found it odd that the...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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