Salary Caps regulate finances not sporting fairness

I'm in the midst of reading the original version of Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski's Soccernomics, which let me tell ya, is an absolutely fascinating read 10 years later. Anyway, they dive into a chapter about whether it's good or bad that Manchester United win every year (remember, it's 2009). They remind us that back …

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The Mets are now doing promotional giveaways for Spring Training games

https://twitter.com/AnthonyDiComo/status/1098664211356532737 I have two things to say here. First: Those David Wright bobbleheads, those are just leftovers from an old promotion right? Like for real? Second: Spring Training promotions; that's a thing? Who the fuck does that? Are we seriously worried about people coming out to the ballpark for Spring Training games? Here's a breakdown …

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The tone-deaf Mets are waiving ticket fees in the month of February as if that will help sell tickets

New York Mets: Ticket fees will be waived for all 2019 regular season home games for tickets purchased during the month of February through this exclusive offer. Fans will be able to purchase tickets to any 2019 Mets home game at Citi Field with the Mets covering the associated ticket fees until Thursday, February 28. Unbelievable. …

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Is The New York Daily News Serious With Calling the Mets A Train Wreck?

Is John Harper serious with this crap? Hello the Mets are 14-5, that's the best record in baseball. Sure it sucks to lose two out of three to your crosstown rivals that you're supposed to better than. It sucks that we couldn't slam the door shut with deGrom and Harvey to open the series, but frankly …

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Wheeler, Mejia, Wright, Blevins, d’Arnaud: Next Man Up For the Mets

I'm not going to lie, losing Travis d'Arnaud to a broken hand sucks, it really does. But it doesn't suck because the Mets are now screwed without him because they're not. It sucks because for years we were hearing about what an amazing player Travis d'Arnaud was supposed to be, and this season right before …

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The Official Sweatpants Report New York Mets Season Preview

I've done a really good job at avoiding the Mets the past couple of years. Sure things like long Rangers playoff runs and the World Cup help, but the bottom line is they've been terrible, we know they're going to be terrible, so there's just no point in getting excited for them every April. Well …

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Bartolo Colon Officially Named Mets Opening Day Starter

NY Post - Bartolo Colon might only be the fourth best starter in the Mets rotation, but come April 6 he will be the ace. Manager Terry Collins made his decision official Monday, naming the 41-year-old Colon as his starting pitcher for the opener in Washington – ahead of Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom, among others. …

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The New York Mets Are Likely To Make Bartolo Colon Their Opening Day Starter and It Makes No Sense

Just Mets - Publicly, the Mets have kept their options open when it has come to deciding who gets the nod on Opening Day in Washington. However, for the first time this spring, Terry Collins might have offered some clarity on who will be the choice. On Friday, Terry Collins said Bartolo Colon will next start in a minor …

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Savy Move By the Mets Starting Matt Harvey in Their First Televised Spring Training Game

New York Daily News - PORT ST. LUCIE — Mark March 6 on your calendar as the first Matt Harvey Day of 2015. The righty coming off Tommy John surgery will make his spring training debut against the Tigers in the Mets’ Grapefruit League home opener. Coincidentally, it is also the first spring training game that …

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