Browsing All posts tagged under »Fred Wilpon«

Wishing Doubleday was still the Mets owner

October 27, 2010 by

0’s Matthew Artus wrote an article about the history of Mets general managers since Frank Cashen came aboard. He closed his piece hoping that owner Fred Wilpon would have similar luck as with Cashen when hiring the team’s next GM. Upon reading it, my first reaction was – I wish it was Nelson Doubleday who […]

Are Wilpons ready for hard truths?

October 2, 2010 by


“But the Mets have lacked ability to self-assess and look at the big picture. Are the Wilpons ready to hire someone who will tell them hard truths — and to listen when those hard truths come? This cannot be about buzzwords. For real this time, the skills sets must be gravitas, vision, creativity and fortitude. […]

Mets' divine intervention plan

September 11, 2010 by


“I can’t blame Omar for this. This is one snake bit team. If I were the Wilpons, I would start taking the whole family to church or to synagogue. Perhaps God will come into their heart and soul and whisper SELL… SELL … SELL” Commenter vman650 on what it will take to turn the Mets […]

Wilpon has Manuel firing speech ready

September 10, 2010 by


“We put very good players in place who didn’t play very well. It’s best to jump-start and get a manager to motivate these players and get the best out of the veterans and the young players,” owner Fred Wilpon said at a news conference. “I believe these guys are as good as we all thought […]

Minaya, the Wilpons and Dave Cameron

August 20, 2010 by


FanGraphs Managing Editor Dave Cameron is one of the most influential online baseball writers around. Because of this he has had to take a fair amount of garbage over the years from people who comment on his stories. Some of the hostility is deserved; most of it is not. Highly visible people are subject to […]

Mets Right On Oswalt

July 30, 2010 by


Fred “Coupon” let Roy Oswalt go to the Philadelphia Phillies! Lets panic and jump off the bandwagon! Did that scare off the trolls, Phillies fans and New York Mets defeatists? Good, because the Oswalt deal may have actually worked out in our boys’ favor. I can’t lie, the longtime Houston Astro ace has been just […]