Monday, December 15, 2008

Threadbare Pride of the Mets

Today, Francisco Rodriguez stands before you the luckiest man on the face of the earth, and on the corner of Wall and Broad Streets, too.

The new Mets closer signed his three-year, $37.5 million contract one week BEFORE Mets owner Fred Wilpon found out he'd been defrauded to the tune of a half-billion bucks by respected financier/swindler extraordinaire Bernard Madoff.

One has to think Omar Minaya's future dips in the 2009 free agent pool will come at the shallow end.


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