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One day after it was reported that the sale of the team was on “life support”, it is now reported that it is the Wilpons who changed the terms of the deal late which caused Steve Cohen to walk away.
Cohen is not someone to be taken lightly which is why he would have no problem walking away from a deal he did not agree with.
History seems to be repeating itself when it comes to the Wilpons and selling the team.
So if the deal really is dead where does this leave the organization going forward (paywall alert)?
Edwin Diaz is already in Port St. Lucie and ready to put last year behind him.
Brodie Van Wagenen is also ready to move on from 2019 but hopefully with a few lessons learned.
J.D. Davis was one of the honorees at the 40th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner.
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However, the trade that brought over Mookie Betts might not look the same once the medicals have all been reviewed (paywall alert).
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
On Episode 37 of A Pod of Their Own, the Wilpons were once again a main topic of discussion.
Michael Drago argued that the Mets’ once last move should be Collin McHugh.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1998, the Mets traded for Al Leiter who became a key part of their rotation during their playoff runs.