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The latest from the 'only the Mets' file

Posted on: May 6, 2011 1:22 pm
Edited on: May 6, 2011 1:26 pm
 
It's almost as if the Mets don't want to be overshadowed by the Dodgers in ownership nuttiness.

Or maybe it's that they can't go more than a few days without an "only the Mets" moment.

Friday, the New York Post reported that a guy named Steve Cohen is the front-runner to buy a minority stake in the Mets.

Also Friday, the Wall Street Journal reported on its front page that a guy named Steve Cohen is the subject of a government investigation, because trades made in one of his accounts were suggested by two former employees who pled guilty to insider trading.

Yep, same Steve Cohen.

You really can't make this stuff up, can you?

So the Wilpons, who are in financial trouble because of their involvement with Bernard Madoff, are now going to sell a stake in their business to a guy under investigation for shady financial dealings?

At least Cohen, who runs the SAC Capital hedge fund, seems to have real money. Forbes estimates his net worth at $8 billion, and the Journal said makes $1 billion a year.

To be fair, the Mets insisted to the Post that there is no front-runner.

Then again, these are the Mets.

Category: MLB
Tags: Mets, Steve Cohen
 
Comments

Since: May 16, 2010
Posted on: May 6, 2011 6:31 pm
 

The latest from the 'only the Mets' file




Since: Jan 5, 2009
Posted on: May 6, 2011 3:46 pm
 

The latest from the 'only the Mets' file

Right On!!



Since: Mar 12, 2007
Posted on: May 6, 2011 3:40 pm
 

The latest from the 'only the Mets' file

Mister C 78 - If he didn't report on negative news, he wouldn't have a column. There is nothing good to report about the Mets.



Since: Jun 2, 2008
Posted on: May 6, 2011 3:26 pm
 

The latest from the 'only the Mets' file




Since: Mar 10, 2010
Posted on: May 6, 2011 3:20 pm
 

The latest from the 'only the Mets' file

SAME OLE N E W Y O R K M U T S ! 



Since: Nov 13, 2009
Posted on: May 6, 2011 3:20 pm
 

The latest from the 'only the Mets' file

Hey, Danny boy, I don't know what is your beef with the Mets organization.  Everytime there is some negative news about them, you're quickly to post some article bashing the team from Queens.  Once in a while is okay, as a sports journalist (I use that term lightly for you).  Maybe you should worry about growing some hair instead of lashing out at the New York Metropolitans. 



Since: Apr 25, 2008
Posted on: May 6, 2011 2:30 pm
 

The latest from the 'only the Mets' file

Buddy, I already know about Endicott Steel and Teldar Paper, why don't you give me something I can use!!!!  




Since: Dec 1, 2006
Posted on: May 6, 2011 2:22 pm
 

The latest from the 'only the Mets' file

@urgirlwitmenow Couldn't have said it better myself .....and I hope my ex girl is with you, good luck with her issues. Ha.



Since: Aug 31, 2006
Posted on: May 6, 2011 2:14 pm
 

The latest from the 'only the Mets' file

There are only 30 franchises in baseball, and the owners have the right to approve who gets to join that club.  If everyone on Wall Street is dirty, then they need to look elsewhere for a billionaire to join their club.

Not every rich person is a corrupt scumbag, but it's what you will get in sports ownership when the protected club has no real oversight. 



Since: Apr 3, 2010
Posted on: May 6, 2011 2:13 pm
 

The latest from the 'only the Mets' file

Can a day go by without something shitty being printed about the Mets?


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