Alex Rodriguez danced alongside an issue regarding his promised interest in obtaining the Mets previous to departing the door open.
Host Jimmy Fallon requested the prior Yankees slugger and existing Fox and ESPN baseball analyst on”The Tonight Show” Monday when it had been”authentic you want to know more about receiving the newest York Mets.” Rodriguez proceeded to opine about his passion for NYC and also becoming a Mets fanatic expanding upwards ahead to supplying a few understanding.
“I’ll declare that in the event the likelihood [to obtain that the Mets] arrived up I’d surely peek at it,”” arod explained.
The Publish noted in February that Rodriguez emerged as a prospective suitor to acquire the Mets and that he was “kicking the tires” on the notion immediately after billionaire Steve Cohen walked away from his offer to order the staff soon after troubles evidently arose with the Wilpons about management of the club for the duration of the future 5 several years. Cohen was prepared to spend $2.6 billion to invest in 80 % the Amazin’s.
If Rodriguez — who created about $450 million all through his participating in days — was heading to get the Mets, he would require to set alongside one another an possession group significantly like previous Yankees teammate Derek Jeter did with the Marlins and Magic Johnson with the Dodgers. Rodriguez, who flirted with taking part in for the Mets in 2000, jokingly available the possibility to Fallon, a Yankees fan. A-Rod’s fiancee Jennifer Lopez is also a acknowledged Yankees fan.
“Maybe you can get them with me,” Rodriguez advised Fallon. “I need to have a companion!”
The Wilpons program to market the Mets as a result of an auction executed by the team’s longtime financial commitment banker Allen & Co.