Is anyone in charge of the Mets?- NY Post
(NY Post, Phil Mushnick): "That (Mets) lead announcers Howie Rose and Gary Cohen now regularly identify and scold minimalist play from the Mets is appreciated among those who appreciate truth-telling from the team-appointed. Of course, such play is hard to ignore or excuse. But it still doesn't answer why it persists.
- after two straight just-miss seasons
- and after countless learn-their-lesson episodes,
remain disinclined to run to first, slide into bases, back up outfielders, force opponents to make hurried throws?
to demand better?
- The Mets charge $200 for a so-so seat to a game
- and their players can't run to first?"...from 5/15 column, "You Gotta Care About Cheating"