Met fans experience emotions that whipsaw from agony to ecstasy at speeds analogous to the mood swings of a newly menopausal woman. Hot flashes followed by rapid crashes are not uncommon in either situation.
The SEC investigated Bernie Madoff numerous times during the 25 years the Mets owners made investments with him. It hardly seems fair to hold investors, in this case the Wilpons and the Katzes, to a higher standard than the SEC.
When the season ended in disappointment in 2009, Mets fans were assured by the owner and Omar Minaya that they would be very active in the off-season to improve the team. They have been very active. The only problem: they didn't improve the team.
There's been a lot of "teachable moments" in Beantown this week and the revelation that Ortiz's name is on a list of players that was meant to be confidential with anonymous testing shouldn't be wasted.