Tag Archives: Fred Wilpon

Passing Judgment – Jose Reyes has Gone Fishin’

In this day and age of professional sports, players change teams all the time via free agency.  It is a rarity that players spend their entire careers in one organization.  As fans of a team, it is almost virtually impossible to get emotionally attached to a player because of the high probability he will not […]

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Frankie Goes to Hollywood…er, Milwaukee

The Mets hired Sandy Alderson for many reasons, but none more important than alleviating the problems that currently exist and setting the franchise up for success down the road.  He is faced with several obstacles in his way, including the Wilpons’ financial problems and pending litigation in the Madoff lawsuit.  So knowing that he will […]

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High Five – Fantasy Baseball News (May 24, 2011)

For the May 24, 2011 list of newsworthy fantasy baseball events and happenings, I have truncated it down to five for this week.  Before I delve into this week’s list, I must disclose something to you loyal readers.  I am a lifelong Mets fan (hold your laughter and tears).  This week has been even more […]

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Fred Wilpon is Diagnosed with Foot in Mouth Disease

As if there hasn’t been enough drama surrounding the Mets with their pending lawsuit in the Bernie Madoff ponzi scheme, employing two people who were caught distributing steroids in their clubhouse and stealing team memorabilia, and their epic failures on the field since the end of the 2006 season, owner Fred Wilpon has certainly created more.  In […]

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Passing Judgment – Mets finally release Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez

The day has finally arrived where the Mets are without Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez on their roster.  After months of speculation, both Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez have been released despite being owed a collective $18,000,000 for the 2011 season.  While that is a large chunk of money to just swallow (especially given the […]

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Passing Judgment – Don’t Player Hate…Mediate.

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”), a method of peacefully and amicably resolving disputes and conflicts between two or more parties with the assistance of a neutral party.  Its origin dates back many centuries and has been effectively used in several cultures as a way of settling issues.  ADR plays a prominent […]

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