New York Mets: Are They the Next Team MLB Will Seize Control Of?

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New York Mets: Are They the Next Team MLB Will Seize Control Of?
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In a story that made headlines all over the country, Major League Baseball took control of the Los Angeles Dodgers this week.

This decision came in response to the ugly divorce involving Dodgers owners Frank and Jamie McCourt.

On Monday, Commissioner Bud Selig announced that former Texas Rangers general partner Tom Schieffer would be running the day-to-day operations of the team.

It’s a shame that MLB was forced to intervene in this situation, which involves one of baseball’s most storied franchises.

Selig believes this move will preserve the Dodgers franchise and get the team back on track.

Based on the financial troubles the New York Mets are facing, it begs the question as to whether the Mets are the next team MLB takes control of.

Here are five reasons why the Mets may fit the bill.

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