Morning Briefing: Steve Cohen, A New Era Of Mets Baseball – metsmerizedonline.com
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Steven Cohen is the new owner of the New York Mets! Jon Heyman of MLB Network reported the MLB Owner vote in favor of Cohen and Tim Healey of Newsday reported the approval by the City of New York.
Joel Sherman of the New York Post shared the comments from Steve Cohen’s statement on the approval, where Cohen announced that he will be reinstating the full salaries of Mets employees pre-pandemic, thus reversing the 5-30% salary cuts that were implemented in March. Tim Healey posted Cohen’s entire statement on Twitter.
After 40 years being the majority owner of the Mets, Fred Wilpon made a statement on the sale of the team, which can be found here.
Noah Syndergaard comments on the sale of the New York Mets: “All I plead is that the new owner treats players and personnel in the organization like people and less like expendable commodities. That being said, I couldn’t be more excited having the real life Bobby Axelrod leading the charge.” Syndergaard disclosed his comments to Mike Puma with the NY Post.
Anthony DiComo of MLB reported that the Mets also claimed right-handed reliever Jacob Barnes off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels.
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Mike Mayer of MetsMerizedOnline shared the statement from Major League Baseball on the sale of the New York Mets.
ESPNKBO writer Daniel Kim reported that former Met Wilmer Font will be signing a contract with the SK Wyverns.
The Detroit Tigers have announced that A.J. Hinch will be their new manager. Hinch signed a multi-year contract
Jeff Passan of ESPN looked into the signing of Tony La Russa as the new manager of the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, and with the recent signing of A.J. Hinch as manager of the Tigers, Passan took a deeper look at how those two came to be the managers for their respective teams.
Tim Britton of the Athletic reported that the MLB’s November Owners’ Meetings and December Winter Meetings have been canceled and will be held remotely this year.
Jeff Barker of the Baltimore Sun wrote an article on the potential sale of the Baltimore Orioles and the potential suitors if the team is on the market.
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