Thursday, March 3, 2011

Top 10 reasons why the Mets are asking for another MLB loan

10) They keep having to buy tickets to Mets games

9) Ponzi schemes don't come cheap

8) Antacids, therapy sessions and anti-depressive drugs for Ollie Perez's coaches add up

7) It's all just an interesting experiment where the large market team also needs revenue sharing

6) Only really, really smart teams can lose money in the largest and wealthiest media market in the country

5) It's all Bernie Madoff's fault, since he made them sign Pedro Martinez, Carlos Beltran and Johan Santana

4) Somehow, the wealthy people of New York are not beating down the doors to become a minority shareholder in a Fred Wilpon enterprise

3) At some point, every owner of the Mets comes to realize that they have a certain standard to live down to

2) New York fans refuse to watch a 90+ loss team that doesn't have overpaid players on it

1) Somehow, building a new stadium in a recession, then filling it with a terrible team, didn't work out

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