Category: Jeff Wilpon

David Wright is ‘Beyond Thrilled’ to Stay with Mets, Feels Confident About Recruiting Free Agents to New York

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

It's official: David Wright has signed up to stay with the New York Mets, most likely for the rest of his career. The Mets third baseman signed his $138 million, eight-year contract -- the largest in team history -- this week. Wright has great expectations for the Mets moving forward and ...

Jeff Wilpon: “It’s tough when you have to let good people go. But the results are what they were, and we failed.”

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Another year, another disappointing season for the New York Mets. After seemingly positioning themselves several years ago to compete yearly with the improving teams in the NL East, the Mets have stumbled in a big way the last few seasons. The Mets' ownership group has seen enough. On Monday, general ...

Wally Backman: “I am not the guy people make me out to be”

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Wally Backman is a big name in the Big Apple. He was best known for being on the Mets from 1980-1988 and on the 1986 World Series team for the Mets. Its all come full circle for Backman, he was recently named the manager for the Mets' Brooklyn Cyclones minor league franchise ...