Tag Archive | John Ricco

New York Mets fire general manager Jared Porter

Having to make decisions in real time are extremely difficult. What does a team like the New York Mets do when they found out information about their general manager that is damaging. Well, most feel that they were able to do the right things as less than eight hours after an ESPN report revealed that […]

John Ricco to take on a new role with the New York Mets Organization

The New York Mets announced today that John Ricco has been promoted into the newly-created position of Senior Vice President, Senior Strategy Officer. Ricco, 50, will report to Mets COO Jeff Wilpon on special business and finance projects, including significant construction projects the Mets are planning for their Spring Training facility and other minor league […]

New York Mets Acquire RHP Franklyn Kilome

The New York Mets announced on July 27 that the club has acquired RHP Franklyn Kilomé from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for infielder Asdrúbal Cabrera.   Kilomé, 23, was 4-6 with a 4.24 ERA (48 earned runs/102.0 innings) in 19 starts for Reading (AA) of the Eastern League this year. He has issued 51 […]

Mets Yoenis Céspedes to Have Surgery

The New York Mets announced on July 25 that outfielder Yoenis Céspedes will undergo surgery to remove bone calcifications in both his right and left heels later this week. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Green Bay, WI. Céspedes is currently on the 10-Day Disabled List.   Céspedes complained of severe […]

Mets Acquire Two Players and International Bonus Pool Money for RHP Jeurys Familia

The New York Mets announced that the club acquired minor league infielder William Toffey, RHP Bobby Wahl and international bonus pool money from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for RHP Jeurys Familia. “This trade hits three major areas,” Mets Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager John Ricco said. We got a major league ready […]