Is it nonetheless arm-chair GMing whenever you personal the crew?
Mets proprietor Steve Cohen has been one thing of a firebrand since formally taking the reins of the crew. His outspoken Twitter persona has gotten him in sizzling water previously, however it has additionally provided one thing of an unfiltered take a look at a mad proprietor.
On Wednesday, after one other irritating Mets loss, Cohen delivered a thinly veiled shot on the crew, blasting its putrid offensive method.
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“It is laborious to grasp how skilled hitters may be this unproductive.The very best groups have a extra disciplined method. The slugging and OPS numbers do not lie,” Cohen’s tweet reads.
In a phrase: Yikes. However Cohen’s disappointment is comprehensible.
The Mets are coming off a 3-2 loss to the Giants on Tuesday night time, and their offensive futility in 2021 is reaching new lows: At 3.78 runs per sport, the Mets are one among simply three groups within the majors averaging fewer than 4 runs per sport. The others: the Rangers (3.75) and the Pirates (3.59).
New York NL slipped a sport underneath .500 on Tuesday with the loss to San Francisco, persevering with their freefall within the NL East. For the reason that All-Star Break, the Mets are 12-20 and have misplaced the division lead, with the Phillies and Braves overtaking them.
Whereas the Cohen-Mets period is simply getting underway, the warmth — and tweet — is already on.
If the Mets want an offensive jolt, Tim Tebow is out there.