Well, we were given some clarity over the weekend with reports that the Mets are indeed back on the market and this time there will be no preconditions regarding control of the team. Why that condition wasn’t afforded to Cohen is beyond me. Your guess is as good as mine. Nonetheless, the Wilpons are ready to field new offers…
LATEST: The New York Mets are on the block again, and the pricetag may have just soared. The Wilpon family will have no preconditions regarding control of the team attached to any upcoming sale. https://t.co/4QiAqB7GsV— Bloomberg (@business) February 9, 2020
The one mistake I won’t be making on the next go-around is trusting any news until I know the ink on a final term-sheet is dry. Spring Training is upon us and the Mets have a damn good roster. What billionaire sports fan wouldn't want to get deGrom, Alonso, McNeil, Syndergaard, Conforto and more in the prime of their careers? Owning a baseball team in New York is as good as it gets.
Get this deal done already so we can avoid distracting conversations during what will hopefully be a championship season. LFGM.
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