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  • • Latest On Mets’ Front Office Search
    As the Mets continue to look for a new president of baseball operations, there is still some uncertainty about the current role of team president Sandy Alderson.  When Alderson was brought back to the Mets by new owner Steve Cohen in September 2020, the idea was for Alderson to focus on the team’s business operations…...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
  • Jeff Luhnow a risky potential Mets option after whiffing elsewhere: Sherman
    • Jeff Luhnow a risky potential Mets option after whiffing elsewhere: Sherman
    Steve Cohen is looking at a chessboard similar to last offseason. His preferred candidates are beyond his reach. He has no president of baseball ops, no GM and no manager....2021
  • • New York Mets Top 10 Prospects for 2022 Fantasy Baseball
    One odd outcome of this tank-focused era in baseball: you really stick out if you try to win and then don’t. Have you seen Squid Game yet? The would-be contenders who try but fail are essentially those people who moved after the giant doll said red light, only this happens daily for several months until merciful October embraces us all in pumpkin spice, candy corn and yard work.  In New York, we ...2021
  • Mets not hiring Theo Epstein for front office role
    • Mets not hiring Theo Epstein for front office role
    It was learned Tuesday that the New York Mets, specifically team owner Steve Cohen, planned to speak with former Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs executive Theo Epstein, perhaps as soon as this week....2021
  • Theo Epstein, Steve Cohen quickly decide Mets marriage won’t work
    • Theo Epstein, Steve Cohen quickly decide Mets marriage won’t work
    The Mets could now consider other big fish, such as Oakland’s Billy Beane or Milwaukee’s David Stearns....2021
  • • Theo Epstein won't join Mets front office as new baseball operations leader, per report
    Epstein and Mets owner Steve Cohen agreed it wasn't the right opportunity, per SNY's Andy Martino...2021
  • • No Traction Between Mets, Theo Epstein On Front Office Position
    As expected, Mets owner Steve Cohen was in contract with Theo Epstein about the team’s president of baseball operations opening, but Epstein won’t be taking over the Mets’ front office.  According to SNY’s Andy Martino (Twitter link), Cohen and Epstein “had a good conversation and both agreed that this was not the right opportunity.” More…...2021
  • 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
  • • Mets face pivotal offseason after lackluster 2021; here are three issues Steve Cohen must address
    The first year under billionaire owner Steve Cohen didn't go quite as planned in Queens...2021

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  • • 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

  • • No Traction Between Mets, Theo Epstein On Front Office Position
    As expected, Mets owner Steve Cohen was in contract with Theo Epstein about the team’s president of baseball operations opening, but Epstein won’t be taking over the Mets’ front office.  According to SNY’s Andy Martino (Twitter link), Cohen and Epstein “had a good conversation and both agreed that this was not the right opportunity.” More…...2021
  • • Francisco Lindor pushes for Mets to keep Javier Báez: 'Of course' owner Steve Cohen can afford new contract
    Báez landed with the Mets at the July 30 trade deadline...2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1735: In Play, Run(s)
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about Germán Márquez and the ethics of diarrhea disclosure, stretched pitching staffs that were supposed to be deep, the Orioles and Diamondbacks competing for MLB’s worst record, a somewhat deceptive salary floor in MLB’s economic proposal (and the future of the ongoing CBA talks), Mets owner Steve Cohen’s critical […]...2021
  • • 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
    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 Owner Steve Cohen Discusses Luxury Tax, deGrom, Stroman
    Mets owner Steve Cohen met with reporters (including Mike Puma of the New York Post and Anthony DiComo of MLB.com) yesterday to discuss the team’s outlook in advance of the July 30 trade deadline. Most notably, Cohen was asked whether he’d be willing to sign off on a midseason acquisition that pushes the team’s competitive…...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
  • Mets owner Steve Cohen addresses MLB trade deadline, Jacob deGrom contract
    • Mets owner Steve Cohen addresses MLB trade deadline, Jacob deGrom contract
    As Steve Cohen approaches his first trade deadline as Mets owner, he’s keeping an open mind....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
  • Francisco Lindor is worth $341 million — and all the drama
    • Francisco Lindor is worth $341 million — and all the drama
    WASHINGTON — Well, if Francisco Lindor’s 11-year tenure with theth Mets goes as dramatically as the discussions that landed him that deal in the first place, this will be one hell of a Citi Field ride. Steve Cohen landed his first big fish. Lindor broke a record, if not the record. And the Mets can......2021

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  • 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

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  • • Mets owner Steve Cohen: It's not the 'right moment' to renegotiate Jacob deGrom'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
  • • Mets set 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
  • • A-Rod pulls Mets bid; Cohen reportedly near deal
    Alex Rodriguez, fiancee Jennifer Lopez and their group have withdrawn their offer to purchase the Mets amid a report that the Wilpon family is finalizing a deal with billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen....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
  • 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
  • • Five experienced candidates Mets can look at for manager job
    2021
  • • Alex Rodriguez emerges as potential Mets buyer, report says
    The Mets' sale with Steve Cohen fell through earlier this month...2020
  • • Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Unhappy With Mets’ Sale Process
    It appears the Mets’ next owner will be Steve Cohen, who entered exclusive negotiations to purchase the franchise from Fred Wilpon and Jeff Wilpon last Friday. Cohen became the favorite after beating out multiple big-money groups, including one headlined by former major leaguer/current television analyst Alex Rodriguez and famous fiancee Jennifer Lopez. The Rodriguez-Lopez team…...2020

Steve Cohen schedule, game

  • • Where Mets may turn next as Sandy Alderson’s role in search comes into question
    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
    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
  • Fred Wilpon makes an appearance at Mets spring training
    • Fred Wilpon makes an appearance at Mets spring training
    Observations from Monday’s Mets practice: In the House Hitting coach Chili Davis was a familiar site behind the cage during batting practice. Davis worked remotely from Arizona last season because of COVID-19 concerns. Back Again Former Mets owner Fred Wilpon visited camp over the weekend with his successor, Steve Cohen. Wilpon, still a minority stakeholder......2021
  • Steve Cohen is back on Twitter after GameStop debacle
    • Steve Cohen is back on Twitter after GameStop debacle
    Steve Cohen couldn’t stay away. The Mets owner returned to Twitter on Tuesday in the opening days of spring training. Cohen took down his account last month after his hedge fund was involved with the GameStop stock fiasco. “I’m heading down to spring training this weekend again. You can feel the positive vibe amongst the......2021

Steve Cohen rumors, scandals

  • 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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