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    New York Mets: Sports stars join “J-Rod” bid to buy the team By: Andres Chavez July 14, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesThe race to buy the New York Mets from the Wilpons is on. Former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and his fiancée, successful singer, actress and entrepreneur Jennifer Lopez, are leading a group of investors that just got bigger. The famous pair has managed to recruit...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso at the plate. Jacob deGrom on the mound. And a healthy Yoenis Céspedes conveniently slotted as the designated hitter. There’s no question the New York Mets have reasons to believe this pandemic-shortened season plays perfectly for them — even without injured starter Noah Syndergaard. All they need to do is pick up right where they left off last year. New York was one of baseball’s best teams in the second half of 2019, closing...
    NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 28: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon (L) and majority owner Fred Wilpon during batting practice before a game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on Friday, June 28, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. The Braves defeated the Mets 6-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) It is the celebratory end of an era in New York and Mets fans are ready to party. After years...
    The NBA is always looking for ways to grow. This seems to have rubbed off on the players as well. Several players have endorsements and side businesses that they keep going on with their career in the league. One of the most recent players to do such a thing is Bradley Beal. The Wizards player is looking to invest in the New York Mets. And several celebrities are by his side. Bradley Beal on his way to own the New...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City It was already a foregone conclusion that there were going to be fireworks aplenty in Queens and the Bronx this summer, but MLB.com only helped secure that notion after releasing its top-10 lineups in baseball. Both the New York Yankees and Mets were voted within the top-10 of Major League Baseball’s best lineups ahead of the 2020 season — the Yankees ranked No....
    New York Mets: Second Base Options Without Robinson Cano By: Daniel Marcillo July 14, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesNew York Mets’ second baseman, Robinson Cano’s absence from summer camp, is a growing issue each day. The Mets have no timetable for his return, and they will need to figure out a replacement if he is not ready for opening weekend in just ten days. Jeff McNeil...
    Getty Images Will Steve Cohen end up becoming the new owner of the Mets? That is the $2 billion question on the latest episode of the “Amazin’ But True” podcast with me and former Met Nelson Figueroa. We talk about Cohen’s big pockets, his reported bid and the difference he could make to the future of the franchise. Figgie argues that spending a ton of money does not always equal championships. We also talk about some Mets nuggets, including...
    Getty PicturesWill Steve Cohen find yourself turning into the brand new proprietor of the Mets? That’s the $2 billion query on the newest episode of the “Amazin’ However True” podcast with me and former Met Nelson Figueroa. We discuss Cohen’s massive pockets, his reported bid and the distinction he may make to the way forward for the franchise. Figgie argues that spending a ton of cash doesn’t all the time equal championships. We additionally discuss some Mets nuggets, together with...
    Getty Images Will Steve Cohen end up becoming the new owner of the Mets? That is the $2 billion question on the latest episode of the “Amazin’ But True” podcast with me and former Met Nelson Figueroa. We talk about Cohen’s big pockets, his reported bid and the difference he could make to the future of the franchise. Figgie argues that spending a ton of money does not always equal championships. We also talk about some Mets nuggets, including...
    New York Mets: Marcus Stroman about to enter the most important 60-game stretch of his life By: Andres Chavez July 13, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesAnyone that has been around Marcus Stroman knows that he doesn’t lack confidence. In himself, in his teammates, and in his abilities, above all things. Now, the New York Mets‘ hurler is confident that all the training hours he invested during...
    New York Mets Open MCU Park for Summer Camp By: Daniel Marcillo July 13, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesThe New York Mets have Monday off but made some news by opening up MCU Park in Brooklyn as an alternate summer campsite. The park usually belongs to the Brooklyn Cyclones, but without a minor league season, the field sat empty. Mets announced they’re opening the MCU Park...
    New York Mets’ Melky Cabrera ready to give it his all to make team By: Andres Chavez July 13, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesIf there is a player in the New York Mets camp who is eager to make an impression, that’s Melky Cabrera. The veteran outfielder had been out of a job for months before the Mets came knocking on his door a couple of...
    Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Travis Kelce is trying to buy the New York Mets. DeMarco Murray and Brian Urlacher are also part of the ownership bid.  Travis Kelce could soon be part-owner of the New York Mets. Kelce is part of a group of investors led by Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez who put in an initial bid to buy the New York Mets for $1.7 billion. There are more than a few current...
    Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez are making another attempt to buy the New York Mets and this time they’re bringing several current and corner professional athletes along for the ride. Included in a group of potential buyers that have pooled their money to offer up $1.7 billion for the Major League Baseball team are Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, among others. Vaughn McClure of ESPN reported on Monday the group has officially...
    Getty Former Bears LB Brian Urlacher is reportedly interested in buying the New York Mets. Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has reportedly joined a team of investors looking to buy the New York Mets, per Vaughn McClure of ESPN. The Hall of Famer will join Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro Travis Kelce, former Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray, singer/actress Jennifer Lopez and her fiancé, former Yankee Alex Rodriguez, in a bid to purchase the franchise. Urlacher and...
    New York Mets: “J-Rod” bid to buy the team reportedly rivals Cohen’s By: Andres Chavez July 13, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesLast week, Allen & Company set July 9 as the deadline for interested parties in buying the New York Mets from the Wilpons to submit their bids. The team has been up for sale for quite a few months now. Allen & Company is the...
    Steven Matz is wowing the New York Mets with his curveball By: Robbie Stratakos July 13, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesNew York Mets left-hander Steven Matz is entering his sixth season in the big leagues. Across 103 appearances, 101 of which have been starts, Matz has recorded a 4.05 ERA, a 4.30 FIP, a 1.30 WHIP and 516 strikeouts. Matz has caught the eye of his...
    New York Mets: Luis Rojas says Yoenis Cespedes’ bat is ‘ready for opening day’ By: Robbie Stratakos July 12, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesThere has been a lot of optimism in recent weeks that New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes will be on the active roster for the team’s July 24 season opener against the Atlanta Braves. Sunday afternoon Mets manager Luis Rojas said he feels...
    Michael Conforto of the New York Mets. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images) At least the New York Mets haven’t had any baseball-related injuries.The New York Mets have been hampered by some unfortunate luck when it comes to their star players suffering injuries. Whether it’s the ongoing health issues of Yoennis Cespedes or Michael Conforto trying to stay healthy to live up to his potential, the Mets have had more than their share of bad luck with injuries. While the Mets...
    New York Mets: Cespedes Opening Day Ready, Cano and Brach Still Out By: Daniel Marcillo July 11, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesWe are just one week away from the New York Mets, taking the field for their first exhibition game of summer camp. The Mets are extremely encouraged with the progress of Yoenis Cespedes, but the absence of Robinson Cano and Brad Brach are growing issues...
    Get excited, Mets fans. Yoenis Cespedes doesn’t need to see how his legs respond any longer, as he expects to be in the starting lineup July 24 when the Mets host the Braves at Citi Field to begin this abbreviated 60-game season. “I know for certain now that I will be ready [on Opening Day] and I’m very excited for the season to start in two weeks,” the injury-prone slugger said Saturday in a Zoom video from Citi Field. Cespedes,...
    New York Mets: Cespedes goes yard against Lugo; Lowrie doubles off deGrom By: Andres Chavez July 10, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesThe New York Mets‘ training camp at Citi Field is filled with competition. The latest intrasquad game, held on Thursday, wasn’t without some exciting moments involving some of the team’s brightest stars. Jacob deGrom was supposed, and rightfully so, to be the highlight of the...
    New York Mets: First Day of Bidding, Cohen Out in Front By: Daniel Marcillo July 10, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesThe highly anticipated first day of bidding to own the New York Mets came with plenty of excitement. At least five potential owners submitted bids to own the franchise valued at $2.4 billion. BREAKING: After weeks of negotiations, hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen has told Wilpons...
    Paul J. Bereswill There’s a lot of Mets news out there this week. Nelson Figueroa and I have it covered on a brand new episode of the “Amazin’ But True” podcast. We open up talking about Amed Rosario getting to camp and having trouble not being able to spit. We then get into the cardboard picture cutouts that will be in the stands at Citi Field and getting fans involved. We dive into the highlights of the Mets’ 60-game...
    This would have been a momentous day anyway, because this just doesn’t happen around here very often. In the last 56 years there have only been two times — two — when our baseball teams have been put up for sale. On Jan. 3, 1973, a group led by George M. Steinbrenner III bought the Yankees for $10 million cash, ending the reign of ownership by CBS, which had begun on Aug. 14, 1964. The Steinbrenner clan has been in...