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On what at first seemed to be a quiet Tuesday afternoon, rumors began swirling that the Mets $2.6 billion sale to Steve Cohen was falling through.
The New York Post described the deal as “on life support” and Mike Puma is reporting that an originally planned Opening Day gala hosted by Cohen announcing the sale now appears highly unlikely.
Howard Megdal of Forbes looks at some unanswered questions behind the sale.
Ken Davidoff answers some questions surrounding the Steve Cohen rumors.
Deesha Thosar writes that while Steve Cohen may not end up buying the Mets, he’s already living the Mets.
Many fans took to social media amidst the rumors to show their displeasure with the news.
After a rocky 2019 campaign, Edwin Diaz is projected to be the Mets closer as of now.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
Donnie Hart and the A’s agreed to a minor league deal with a non-roster invite to spring training.
Former pitcher Mike Dunn announced his retirement.
Shakeia Taylor, a nominee for the SABR Analytics Research Award, sat down with Sheryl Ring of Beyond the Box Score.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Allison McCague writes that the Mets last move this offseason should be signing Russell Martin.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1903, Joan Payson, the first owner of the New York Mets, was born.