9:23 AM EST, Tue January 27, 2015
John Demarzo / New York Post 17 hours ago

MLB commish: Mets’ Wilpon a top businessman, forget the Ponzi

This gives a whole new dimension to the expression “Yeah, but…” Mets owner Fred Wilpon recently was named as chairman of Major League Baseball’s finance committee — a decision that raised...
Newark Star-Ledger 19 hours ago
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Wilmer tunes out detractors, preps for 2015

Wilmer Flores #4 SSNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM78 HR6 RBI29 R28 OBP.286 AVG.251 NEW YORK -- Even as Sandy Alderson cracks jokes about the lack of an upgrade at shortstop, projected starter Wilmer Flores said he tries to tune out outside criticism of his abilities. "You hear people talking all the time: 'Is this guy going to be a shortstop? Can he play shortstop? Can he not?'" Flores told Newsday. "You know what? I can't listen to that.

New commish defends Fred's finance chair

NEW YORK -- Incoming commissioner Rob Manfred defended the decision to appoint Mets owner Fred Wilpon as the chairman of MLB's finance committee. “I understand the whole Madoff thing,” Manfred told The New York Times, “but before and since, Fred Wilpon was an extraordinarily successful businessman. The committee -- the finance and compensation committee -- really deals with two issues, principally: executive compensation, which he’s more than capable of dealing with, and a central office budget.
New York Post Jan 24, 2015

Mets’ hole at shortstop just a punchline for Sandy Alderson

There is no one who seems to enjoy poking fun at the Mets’ deficiencies than Sandy Alderson, and the general manager didn’t disappoint on Saturday. On hand to call Hall...