Are the Wilpons kidding with this? No, I guess they aren't.
Talk about living with blinders on. I was really dismayed to see the back cover of today's New York Post with the headline, "They'll Be Back."
The Mets' "Brain Trust" has decided that the total and complete mess their team has become is NOT the fault of either Omar Minaya or Jerry Manuel and they say both will be back in 2010.
My sympathies to all Mets fans out there.
How much more do the Mets have to be run into the ground before the Wilpons see what's going on with this team? They gave Minaya an idiotic three-year extension last year and they are on the hook to him through 2012. They don't seem to want to do what's in the best interest of the team and bring in new blood. Granted they would have to eat Minaya's deal and pony up more cash for someone who actually has a clue as to what they are doing.
We all know what has happened on Minaya's watch so I won't list the gruesome stats here. But I feel nothing but sad for all my friends and relatives who are devoted followers of the Mets. This team really needs a complete overhaul and the Wilpons just don't want to do it. They don't have their fans best interest at heart, just the bottom line.
This team will be mediocre at best in 2010. It's painful to watch the Yankees get all the headlines in this town and the Mets are basically just an afterthought. I want to see the Mets become THE team in town again. But it's pretty apparent that that won't happen with Fred and Jeff Wilpon running this sinking ship.