By combining a large payroll, aging players and a shallow farm system with their difficult start to the 2008 season, the Mets have created a high-stakes scenario for themselves.
Great stuff, including this question:
Who forms the nucleus of this Mets team for 2009 and beyond?
Not ending the Willie Watch seems to have started the Omar Watch. The fanbase is very very unhappy. A new stadium alone won’t do it – any new stadium buzz will be overshadowed by the House That Yes Built.