Between losing game 7 of the NLCS, the announcement of (yack) Citi Field, losing Pedro to shoulder surgery, likely signing Moises "I might be 49 years old, but I can still pee on my hands" Alou, and the below pictures courtesy of GQ, I have to believe this is all a massive ploy to lower Mets fans expectations for the 2007 season.
I mean, could you ever take the Mets seriously after seeing pictures like these? If you were Trevor Hoffman, pitching with nobody on and two outs in the ninth and a one-run lead, could you help from bursting out laughing if either of these guys came to the plate?
With a $120,000,000 payroll, you'd think the Mets could afford a P.R. department that made sure their players weren't photographed looking like rejects from a Village People casting call.