“There is a sense, a real sense, that the Mets are now operating as a
mid-market club, unwilling or unable to dive in to attract the best that
money can buy, even if they most assuredly did lavish a $137.5 million
guaranteed contract on Johan Santana a couple of winters ago.”
— Larry Brooks, New York Post, disparaging the Mets for — as best as I can tell — not being interesting enough for the tabloids to write about.
When LeBron James picks the Heat tonight, don’t think for a minute that avoiding getting savaged in the press for no good reason didn’t have something to do with it.