Today we found out despite reassurances and supposedly the MRI coming back negative they are shutting down Steven Matz for 3 weeks. In and of itself this is a smart move, no reason to press and risk him long term, shut him down, make sure he’s 100% and then work him back. In reality this means Matz has to be effectively out probably 6-7 weeks at the least right? He’s gonna have to work back up to speed after a total shutdown.Read More
It took all the restraint I had not to make a Tebow joke with that title, I even went so far as to search for a good image to go with it, but in the end i decided I didn’t want my message to be taken as snarky sarcasm. I’m serious. Yeah I know I am one of the last people you’d expect to be talking about faith, but here we sit. As opening day fast approaches I find myself considering all the possible things that can go wrong, and there are many, and the more I think about this team and what the possible outcomes are the more and more excited I get.Read More
Being a basketball coach doesn’t allow me the time I would love to have to concentrate on other interests I have. However, with winter break here for me, I have some time to focus on New York sports.
Of course, as I sit down and relax, my the Football Giants decide to take a short cut to the golf course. Bored and with no football hopes this weekend, I looked under my Christmas tree and started to get Mets fever.
As I’ve mentioned several times, as this season unfolded I was not going to hold high expectations but I wanted the Mets to at least entertain me and give me hope that the future is not going to be as bleak as 2009 and...Read More
Nobody will ever mistake me for a rose-colored-glasses Mets fan. I tend to lean way way to the pessimistic. Now with camp open though it’s time to turn the page. While I fully admit Mets fans will never forget the last few...Read More
Well, I hope at least. In past blogs, I’ve referred to the Mets as in a very similar situation to the Knicks. However, I think the Mets have changed their mojo a lot quicker then it took the Knicks too. As I eluded to over...Read More
As I continue to read more and more into this Wilpon-Madoff lawsuit, one thing seems to jump out at me: how reliant the Wilpons were on Madoff for day-to-day operations of their empire. What rings alarms to me is how they used...Read More
I will use this post to publish some of the more interesting quotes I find as I read through the papers that were unsealed today in the Wilpon-Madoff Trustee lawsuit. To read the entire thing yourself, go eat a heavy meal first...Read More
Today the lawsuit filed by Irving Picard (the Madoff Victims trustee) against the Wilpons and Sterling Equities was made public. Read: Mets Official Statement Read: Madoff Trustee’s Official Statement I am gonna try to...Read More
Rumors are swirling that the lawsuit against the Wilpons could be unsealed as early as today as negotiations fell apart yesterday on efforts to reach a private settlement. There is a lot of bickering back and forth but the...Read More