Money matters: Reyes, Mets set for rocky season?
NEW YORK (AP) - Few teams in baseball will feel more relieved than the New York Mets when the first pitch is thrown this season.
After making headlines all winter for all the wrong reasons - the Bernie Madoff scandal, serious injuries, sagging ticket sales - the familiar cry of “Play Ball!” will probably sound pretty good to owner Fred Wilpon, new general manager Sandy Alderson and the rest of the scrambling Mets.
Problem is, there are just as many issues on the field as in the board room.
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