Hedging The Mets

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Longtime Mets owners Fred and Jeff Wilpon are reportedly selling the team to billionaire hedge fund manager (and minority owner) Steve Cohen. Mets fans have long had a contentious relationship with the Wilpons, often criticizing them for mismanagement and not spending as much on free agents as their cross-town rivals the Yankees. The Athletic's Tim Britton joins us to talk about the sale and how it could shake up the organization.

Read Tim Britton and Marc Carig's story on Steve Cohen's bid to buy the Mets:

https://theathletic.com/1434004/2019/12/04/the-wilpons-are-negotiating-to-sell-the-mets-to-steve-cohen-what-does-it-mean-for-the-franchise/?source=theleadpodcast

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