MANHATTAN — Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz filed a lawsuit against a bankruptcy trustee on the Bernie Madoff case Monday, alleging that the trustee withheld crucial evidence in a suit demanding a $1 billion settlement. The trustee(Irving Picard) has claimed that met owners are very sophisticated business men, and should have known that Madoff was a fraud. Mets lawyers countered with 2 pieces of evidence proving beyond the shadow of any doubt that Wilpon and Katz are anything but sophisticated businessmen, and in fact are just two old bumbling fools. Entered into evidence as exhibit 5A and 5B are Oliver Perez’s 3 year 36 million dollar contract signed in Feb. 2009 and Luis Castillo 4 year 25 million dollar contract signed before the 2008 season.Oliver Perez was cut yesterday by the Mets with the Mets eating 12 Million dollars- the last year of his contract, and Castillo was also released by the Mets with the Mets eating the last year – 6 million dollars, so basically the Mets are paying two players 18 million dollars not to play for them. Doesn’t sound so sophisticated to me. If that’s not enough, Castillo signed with Division rival Phillies, and the Mets will be paying Castillo to play for another team.
With the Knicks loss to the Celtics last night at home, they are now 7-9 since the trade. The Nuggets are 10-4. In last nights game both Amare Stoudemire, and Carmelo Anthony were held scoreless in the pivotal fourth quarter.
Barry Bonds federal perjury trial finally got under way yesterday.
Here are some before and after pictures for Bonds. You be the judge. Did he Juice?