So now we can have a 9 o’clock baseball game, a high school game, in the morning, and still have time to turn the field around so that we can practice on it and then have our game at night ... With no worry about how much wear and tear there is.
When I started this in January, (COO) Jeff Wilpon said have fun, be yourself ... That's what I'm doing.More quotes »
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Mets officially name David Wright team captain
proud to be on that short list of guys that have been considered captain of this franchise.” For chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, the designation is a mere formality after the team signed Wright, 30, to an eight-year, $138 million contract in December. from NJ.com Read more »
Collins wants to appoint Wright as Mets' captain
ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Sometime soon, Mets manager Terry Collins will approach his bosses, Sandy Alderson and Jeff Wilpon, with a plan for David Wright. Now that Wright is locked onto the roster for the next eight seasons, Collins wants to explore the possibility from MLB.com Read more »
TC plans to start Wright captaincy process
Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter and John Franco . Collins said the first step would involve approaching chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and GM Sandy Alderson. Adam Rubin David Wright does the ladder drill during Monday's full-squad workout. "I've never had from ESPN Read more »
Jeff Wilpon: Fred's 'zimmo' is 'sniglet'
The New York Times to unsuccessfully contact language experts to try to find the meaning of the unfamiliar word. Jeff Wilpon, on behalf of his father, explained the definition Friday to ESPNNewYork.com, saying it was a "sniglet." So what's a sniglet? Wikipedia from ESPN Read more »
Backman’s hunger to manage remains
moved well beyond his probationary period; this will mark his fourth season managing in the Mets’ organization since COO Jeff Wilpon rescued him from five years of baseball oblivion. The Diamondbacks named him as their manager on Nov. 1, 2004, only to fire from New York Post Read more »