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  • Steve Cohen lauds ‘night and day’ difference in this year’s Mets’ team
    • Steve Cohen lauds ‘night and day’ difference in this year’s Mets’ team
    Last season, Cohen became so frustrated with the Mets’ offense he issued an “infamous” tweet in August questioning how professional hitters can be so unproductive....2022
  • Mets owner will 'never feel satisfied,' discusses possibility of $300 million payroll
    • Mets owner will 'never feel satisfied,' discusses possibility of $300 million payroll
    Despite having a first place team and the highest payroll in the league, Mets owner Steve Cohen isn't satisfied and it doesn't sound like he'll shy away from approving improvements to the team if he deems them necessary....2022
  • Steve Cohen continues Mets’ technological splurge with new pitching machine
    • Steve Cohen continues Mets’ technological splurge with new pitching machine
    Brandon Nimmo said it’s not a surprise the Mets will be among the few teams with the high-tech pitching machine....2022
  • Mets owner Steve Cohen has jokes about Francisco Lindor’s finger injury
    • Mets owner Steve Cohen has jokes about Francisco Lindor’s finger injury
    Mets owner Steve Cohen can at least see the humor in Francisco Lindor's bizarre finger injury....2022
  • New York Mets offseason reviewed
    • New York Mets offseason reviewed
    Under second-year owner Steve Cohen, the Mets had the spending spree many fans originally envisioned and are now reaping the benefits with one of the game’s most formidable rosters....2022
  • • Offseason In Review: New York Mets
    Under second-year owner Steve Cohen, the Mets had the spending spree many fans originally envisioned and are now reaping the benefits with one of the game’s most formidable rosters. Major League Signings Max Scherzer, RHP: Three years, $130MM Starling Marte, OF: Four years, $78MM Mark Canha, OF: Two years, $26.5MM Eduardo Escobar, INF: Two years,…...2022
  • Steve Cohen’s approach to Robinson Cano is a serious Mets warning
    • Steve Cohen’s approach to Robinson Cano is a serious Mets warning
    If Steve Cohen was willing to have a $37 million lunch to maximize each roster spot in May with a first-place team, then everyone should be on red alert....2022
  • Kyle Schwarber’s torment of Mets continues with home runs in first two at-bats
    • Kyle Schwarber’s torment of Mets continues with home runs in first two at-bats
    Technically, Steve Cohen owns the Mets. But Kyle Schwarber has control over them, too, it seems....2022
  • Robinson Cano decision proves Steve Cohen is Mets’ most valuable weapon
    • Robinson Cano decision proves Steve Cohen is Mets’ most valuable weapon
    The Mets’ most lethal weapon is not one of their two Hall-of-Fame arms, or the lumber carried to the plate by any of their hitters....2022
  • Steven Matz has no grudge with Steve Cohen despite offseason tweet
    • Steven Matz has no grudge with Steve Cohen despite offseason tweet
    Matz, who will face his former team in Wednesday’s series finale at Busch Stadium, indicated Monday that he holds no ill will toward Cohen or the organization....2022

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Steve Cohen injury and suspension

  • • Mets owner Steve Cohen has jokes about Francisco Lindor’s finger injury
    Mets owner Steve Cohen can at least see the humor in Francisco Lindor's bizarre finger injury....2022
  • • Mets Notes: Luxury Tax, deGrom, Hand, Kikuchi, Nimmo
    The new collective bargaining agreement included a new penalty tier for teams that exceed the luxury tax ($230MM this season) by more than $60MM.  This tier was almost immediately nicknamed “the Steve Cohen tax,” in regards to how the Mets owner has been willing to spend to the utmost on upgrades for his team’s roster. …...2022
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1728: On Guardians
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about the Mets not signing first-round pick Kumar Rocker, owner Steve Cohen’s comment about the decision, and the amateur draft as a salary-suppressing institution, then discuss how injuries have destabilized some of the major end-of-season awards races. After that (31:51), they talk to Cleveland native (and Baseball Prospectus writer) […]...2021
  • ‘Let’s play GM’: Steve Cohen’s tweet to Mets fans as deadline nears
    • ‘Let’s play GM’: Steve Cohen’s tweet to Mets fans as deadline nears
    Steve Cohen certainly hears the cries of Mets fans, but that doesn’t mean he is inclined to listen to them. As the Mets continue to be ravaged by injuries, their position atop the NL East has grown increasingly precarious, the lead just 2.5 games over the red-hot Phillies. While fans plead the franchise to acquire......2021
  • Mets-Braves game postponed, Steve Cohen says
    • Mets-Braves game postponed, Steve Cohen says
    The Mets are piling up postponements almost as quickly as injuries....2021
  • • Offseason Outlook: New York Mets
    The Mets are off to a fast start under new owner Steve Cohen, but there’s more work to be done this offseason. Guaranteed Contracts Jacob deGrom, RHP: $97.5MM through 2023 Robinson Cano, 2B: $48MM through 2023 (2021 salary forfeited because of suspension) James McCann, C: $40.6MM through 2024 Marcus Stroman, RHP: $18.9MM through 2021 Trevor…...2020
  • • Mets still pursuing sale efforts
    If you presumed the Mets had suspended their efforts to find a new owner, think again. Per Daniel Kaplan of The Athletic (subscription link), the club’s representatives are continuing to seek purchasers. It’s hard to believe it was less than two months ago that the club broke off its anticipated deal with minority owner Steve Cohen. Under that arrangement, the current Wilpon ownership group would’...2020

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Steve Cohen trade, contract, salary rumors

  • Mets’ Steve Cohen prying Aaron Judge from Yankees doesn’t add up: Heyman
    • Mets’ Steve Cohen prying Aaron Judge from Yankees doesn’t add up: Heyman
    Cross off the conspiracy theory that has Yankees star Aaron Judge moving crosstown to the Mets this coming winter. Almost immediately after the Yankees and their great slugger broke off contract talks, speculation started that had Judge moving eight miles by subway to the southeast. And it did make some sense. Here’s the theory: Mets......2022
  • Potential Mets-Padres trade will reveal a lot about Steve Cohen
    • Potential Mets-Padres trade will reveal a lot about Steve Cohen
    With Steve Cohen, there is no Wilponian uncertainty about willingness to spend. Only about the wisdom to do so....2022
  • • Mets, deGrom Unlikely To Talk Extension Soon
    Approximately eight months from now, Jacob deGrom can opt out of the remainder of his contract and become a free agent. Despite that, the Mets aren’t seriously thinking about extending him for now, reports Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. Team owner Steve Cohen said they won’t be engaging in extension talks until “the appropriate time,” as…...2022
  • • Latest On David Stearns’ Contract
    Back in October, when the Mets were still in search of a new baseball operations leader, SNY’s Andy Martino reported that Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns — known to be of interest to Mets owner Steve Cohen — may have a vesting option for the 2023 season on his contract. Stearns was already…...2022
  • • Mets Hire Buck Showalter As Manager
    After weeks of speculation, the Mets have hired their new manager. Buck Showalter will take over the reigns of the team according to a tweet from team owner Steve Cohen. Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports that Showalter received a 3-year contract to manage the team. Last week it was known that Showalter had advanced…...2021
  • Steve Cohen’s Mets went on a spree and landed Max Scherzer. What do you think?
    • Steve Cohen’s Mets went on a spree and landed Max Scherzer. What do you think?
    The Mets are the talk of the Hot Stove season after they reached a record-setting, three-year, $130 million contract agreement with free-agent ace Max Scherzer. It’s a risky deal for an older pitcher, but owner Steve Cohen certainly can afford it. The megapact comes after the Mets struck Black Friday deals with Starling Marte, Mark......2021
  • Mets’ Max Scherzer signing is worth the huge risk
    • Mets’ Max Scherzer signing is worth the huge risk
    This signing might bring the Steve Cohen ownership to an inevitable juncture, a crucial test: How will he deal with a major sunk cost?...2021
  • • Ben Clemens FanGraphs Chat – 11/29/21
    I haven't yet signed a multi-year deal to bolster the Mets' depth, so ask me your questions before Steve Cohen inevitably makes me an offer I can't refuse....2021
  • • Steve Cohen Frustrated By Steven Matz Negotiations
    Lefty Steven Matz is headed to the Cardinals on a four-year deal, pending a physical — the culmination of what appeared to be a rather competitive market for his services. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reported in the leadup to Matz’s decision that eight teams had made offers, and some details on those offers have begun…...2021
  • Mets owner: Matz's agent acted 'unprofessional'
    • Mets owner: Matz's agent acted 'unprofessional'
    Mets owner Steve Cohen said the agent for Steven Matz exhibited "unprofessional behavior" after reaching out to the team about wanting to return and Matz then signing with the Cardinals as a free agent....2021

Steve Cohen stats and results

  • Steve Cohen won’t be stopped as league tries to slow his Mets ambition
    • Steve Cohen won’t be stopped as league tries to slow his Mets ambition
    While the New Boss scores top grades so far in his willingness to invest in payroll while simultaneously bedeviling his rival owners, the longer-term question about where this lead remains captivating – stairway to heaven or highway to hell?...2022
  • Mets scramble for answers after Steve Cohen lights them up on Twitter
    • Mets scramble for answers after Steve Cohen lights them up on Twitter
    SAN FRANCISCO – If the Mets boss wanted to light a fire under a team that has been frozen, it probably will not result in charged-up hitters putting in more cage time to deliver results. “We’re working really hard every day,” manager Luis Rojas said Wednesday after Mets owner Steve Cohen criticized the team’s offense......2021
  • • Offseason In Review: New York Mets
    Mets fans had high hopes when Steve Cohen, now the wealthiest owner in Major League Baseball, officially took over for the much-maligned Wilpons in November. They shouldn’t be disappointed with the results so far. Major League Signings James McCann, C: Four years, $40.6MM Taijuan Walker, RHP: Three years, $23MM Trevor May, RHP: Two years, $15.5MM…...2021
  • • Why the Mets' Steve Cohen sounds exactly like the kind of owner Major League Baseball needs
    Cohen seems to care about the standings more than the bottom line, which is quite refreshing...2020
  • • As Steve Cohen Closes In on Mets, Discrimination Claims Cast a Shadow
    As M.L.B. owners consider whether to approve Cohen as the new owner of the club, several complaints filed by women at his company loom as potential sticking points....2020
  • • Cohen reaches an agreement to purchase Mets
    An on-again, off-again negotiation between Steve Cohen and the New York Mets finally resulted in the franchise's sale to the billionaire Monday, pending the approval of the Major League Baseball club owners...2020
  • • Report: Mets owners seeking new buyer, would give up control immediately
    The New York Mets are still for sale, and any new deal could result in an even quicker exit by the current owners. After a deal with billionaire hedge-fund manager Steve Cohen fell through, the Wilpon family has put the Mets back on the market, according to Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg. As part of any new deal, the family would be willing to cede control immediately instead of in five years as they...2020
  • • MLB commissioner believes Mets sale to Steve Cohen is dead
    The deal that was supposed to result in Steve Cohen becoming the majority owner of the New York Mets hit a major snag this week, and MLB commissioner Rob Manfred does not believe there is any hope of it being salvaged. Manfred told Newsday’s Erik Boland on Thursday that he does not see the sale of the Mets going through. Cohen, who reportedly already owned an 8% stake in the Mets, was supposed to ...2020
  • • Steve Cohen still hoping to work out deal with Mets?
    The deal that was supposed to result in Steve Cohen becoming the majority owner of the New York Mets hit a major snag this week, but it may not be dead just yet. Cohen, who reportedly already owned an eight-percent stake in the Mets, was supposed to purchase an 80% stake in the team at a valuation of $2.6 billion. However, Barstool Radio host Kevin Clancy (KFC) said on the air Tuesday that he hear...2020

Steve Cohen parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • Mets’ Francisco Lindor reveals he and fiancée Katia are married
    • Mets’ Francisco Lindor reveals he and fiancée Katia are married
    It seems Steve Cohen wasn't the only member of the Mets making life-changing moves this weekend....2021
  • Steven Cohen finally sounding like The Boss Mets fans wished for
    • Steven Cohen finally sounding like The Boss Mets fans wished for
    The most telling moment in Wednesday’s virtual introduction of Max the Met came at a time you wouldn’t expect. It confirmed for the public record that Steve Cohen, after a year of playing nice, is ready to take on one of George Steinbrenner’s more entertaining qualities: not particularly caring about his standing in the greater......2021
  • Mets owner Steve Cohen: It's not the 'right moment' to renegotiate Jacob deGrom's contract
    • Mets owner Steve Cohen: It's not the 'right moment' to renegotiate Jacob deGrom's contract
    DeGrom has an opt-out clause following the 2022 season, but Cohen said he doesn't believe now is the right moment to renegotiate the ace's contract....2021
  • Francisco Lindor’s mega-extension breaks Twitter
    • Francisco Lindor’s mega-extension breaks Twitter
    Steve Cohen opened his wallet and now Francisco Lindor will be a Met for a long time. The Mets owner, who lived up to his big-spending vows since buying the team from the Wilpon family, signed recently acquired shortstop Francisco Lindor to a 10-year, $341 million contract extension Wednesday night, according to The Post’s Joel......2021
  • SNY apologizes for Steve Cohen tweet gone very wrong
    • SNY apologizes for Steve Cohen tweet gone very wrong
    The TV home of the Mets apologized Sunday after it “made light of the harassment” Mets owner Steve Cohen said his family had received following the GameStop stock fiasco. SNY, which is still owned by the Wilpon family as it was not part of Cohen’s $2.4 billion purchase of the team in September, tweeted an......2021
  • Mets owner off Twitter after stock-fueled threats
    • Mets owner off Twitter after stock-fueled threats
    Mets owner Steve Cohen is taking a "break" from Twitter after saying his family received personal threats this week amid an ongoing stock-trading standoff involving GameStop and a few other struggling companies....2021
  • Steve Cohen explains Twitter exit, says family is receiving ‘threats’ amid GameStop saga
    • Steve Cohen explains Twitter exit, says family is receiving ‘threats’ amid GameStop saga
    Steve Cohen said that “personal threats” his family received over the GameStop saga forced him to flee Twitter for now.  The new Mets owner in a statement Saturday explained why his Twitter account, which had showcased a little-known playful side of the hedge-fund magnate as he engaged with fans, was deactivated Friday night. “I’ve really enjoyed......2021
  • • Wilpons, Cohen Finalize Sale Of Mets
    1:07 pm: As part of the sale, Andrew Cohen (no relation to Steve) will become the Mets’ vice chairman, reports Tim Healey of Newsday (Twitter link). Steve Cohen’s wife Alexandra will also pick up a small ownership stake in the franchise, per various reporters (including Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News). 12:39 pm: The…...2020
  • • Steve Cohen Could Bring Sandy Alderson Back To Mets
    Twenty-three votes from MLB owners are all that stand between billionaire Steve Cohen and a 95 percent stake in the Mets franchise. So long as he’s approved by the league’s other owners, he’ll step in and assume control of the club from the Wilpon family for a reported sale price of $2.475 billion. But while…...2020
  • • Mets to have new owner as billionaire Steve Cohen agrees to buy franchise from Wilpon family
    The deal is worth a reported $2.475 billion, and Cohen will need MLB approval...2020

Top Steve Cohen news

  • • Cohen reaches an agreement to purchase Mets
    2020
  • • Wilpons in talks to sell controlling stake in Mets
    Steve Cohen, a billionaire hedge fund manager who owns 4% of the New York Mets, is negotiating an agreement to acquire up to 80% of the team....2019
  • • Investor looks to increase Mets' ownership stake
    Steve Cohen, a billionaire hedge fund manager who owns four percent of the New York Mets, is negotiating an agreement to acquire up to 80 percent of the team....2019
  • • Steve Cohen Reportedly Ending Negotiations To Buy Mets
    New York billionaire Steve Cohen “has decided to walk away” from his bid to buy an 80 percent share of the Mets from the Wilpon family, Thornton McEnery of the New York Post reports. Rumors of the deal falling through surfaced earlier today on Barstool Radio (Twitter link), and McEnery now reports that Cohen is…...2020
  • • Robinson Cano decision proves Steve Cohen is Mets’ most valuable weapon
    2022
  • Steve Cohen fumes at ‘unproductive’ Mets as season spirals
    • Steve Cohen fumes at ‘unproductive’ Mets as season spirals
    The billionaire owner slammed the Mets "unproductive" lineup as the team's losing streak hit five with a 3-2 loss to the Giants on Tuesday night....2021
  • • Mets set to have new owner as billionaire Steve Cohen agrees to buy franchise from Wilpon family
    2020
  • • Steve Cohen Agrees To Purchase Mets
    4:54pm: SNY is not in the deal, Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets. 4:17pm: Billionaire Steve Cohen has agreed to purchase the Mets from Fred Wilpon and Jeff Wilpon, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. Cohen will need approval from 23 MLB owners to acquire the team, and if they sign off on…...2020
  • Steve Cohen is failing the Mets more than Francisco Lindor
    • Steve Cohen is failing the Mets more than Francisco Lindor
    Steve Cohen has had a more disappointing season than his highest-paid player has had....2021
  • • With Cohen deal off, Mets to seek another buyer
    The Mets said Thursday night in a statement they intend to find another buyer after talks ended over the proposed sale of a controlling share of the team from the families of Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz to hedge fund manager Steve Cohen....2020
  • • M-E-T-$: Impending sale could unleash a new big-money, big-market power
    The Wilpons care about winning, but Steve Cohen has more money to spend. A LOT more money....2019
  • Mets, Steve Cohen whiffing on Kumar Rocker looks Wilpon-esque
    • Mets, Steve Cohen whiffing on Kumar Rocker looks Wilpon-esque
    As much on-field success as his club has enjoyed, Steve Cohen also has managed to rehabilitate the reputation of his predecessors....2021
  • • Potential Mets-Padres trade will reveal a lot about Steve Cohen
    2022
  • Five experienced candidates Mets can look at for manager job
    • Five experienced candidates Mets can look at for manager job
    Though the Mets’ search for a new manager might not proceed until a president of baseball of operations is hired, owner Steve Cohen has expressed a desire for experience in key positions....2021

Steve Cohen schedule, game

  • How much Mets’ Steve Cohen will spend among intriguing MLB questions
    • How much Mets’ Steve Cohen will spend among intriguing MLB questions
    How much with Steve Cohen spend on Mets payroll and other burning questions as spring training begins....2022
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1777: Happy Francsgiving
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about the Rays signing 20-year-old Wander Franco to a long-term extension, rapid movement in the starting-pitcher market (capped off by the Cardinals signing Steven Matz and Mets owner Steve Cohen tweeting out his reaction), and the White Sox inking Kendall Graveman. Then (36:41) they continue their series of discussions […]...2021
  • Where Mets may turn next as Sandy Alderson’s role in search comes into question
    • Where Mets may turn next as Sandy Alderson’s role in search comes into question
    The odds of the big splash team owner Steve Cohen has sought have substantially subsided....2021
  • • Steve Cohen fumes at ‘unproductive’ Mets as season spirals
    2021
  • It was a rough night for Mets’ Luis Rojas
    • It was a rough night for Mets’ Luis Rojas
    PHILADELPHIA — Yeesh. Steve Cohen said Monday afternoon that he was “starting to get my sea legs here,” as the Mets’ rookie owner. Then his reign officially launched and it turned out that sea legs were at a premium among his employees. Starting with, but certainly not limited to, his manager. The Cohen/Francisco Lindor Era......2021
  • Steve Cohen’s Mets declaration: ‘We’re going to make the playoffs’
    • Steve Cohen’s Mets declaration: ‘We’re going to make the playoffs’
    PHILADELPHIA — Steve Cohen aims high – reasonably high, though – with his first Mets team. “I’m not going to predict a World Series out of the gate,” the Mets’ new owner said Monday in a Zoom news conference, hours before his club finally kicked off its 2021 season by taking on the Phillies at......2021
  • Cohen 'all-in,' expecting Mets to make playoffs
    • Cohen 'all-in,' expecting Mets to make playoffs
    New York Mets owner Steve Cohen hopes the $341 million contract given to shortstop Francisco Lindor proves he is "all-in" on changing the fortunes of the franchise....2021
  • Steve Cohen ‘learning fast’ as he transforms Mets
    • Steve Cohen ‘learning fast’ as he transforms Mets
    Steve Cohen kept a low profile during his first spring training as Mets owner. The 64-year-old hedge-fund billionaire had previously said his “day job” running Point72 Asset Management would keep him from becoming too heavily immersed in the team’s daily operations. Other than a recent weekend visit to Clover Park, which included sharing his suite......2021
  • • MLBTR Poll: Expectations For 2021 Mets
    Although the Mets missed the playoffs for the fourth straight year in 2020, they look as if they’ll head into the upcoming regular season as a popular pick to contend. New owner Steve Cohen’s arrival early in the winter brought a great deal of optimism for Mets fans, who suffered for years under the yoke…...2021
  • Mets contract priorities now include Noah Syndergaard
    • Mets contract priorities now include Noah Syndergaard
    PORT ST. LUCIE — As much as this first Mets spring training of the Steve Cohen Era will be about preparing for 2021 greatness, it will also be about the franchise’s long-term talent base. And Michael Conforto and Francisco Lindor aren’t the only objects of the Mets’ desire. Mets president Sandy Alderson said Monday that,......2021

Steve Cohen rumors, scandals

  • • Mets’ Steve Cohen prying Aaron Judge from Yankees doesn’t add up: Heyman
    2022
  • • Mets Hire Buck Showalter As Manager
    2021
  • Steve Cohen shuts down Twitter account after stock scandal backlash
    • Steve Cohen shuts down Twitter account after stock scandal backlash
    New York Mets owner Steve Cohen had been very active on social media since he purchased the team last year, but he is taking a break from Twitter after finding his name at the center of some Wall Street drama....2021

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