David Einhorn Isn’t Going to Buy the Mets After All

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NEW YORK - AUGUST 06: David Wright #5 of the New York Mets shakes hands with prospective Mets owner David Einhorn during batting pracitce before a Major League Baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on August 5, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 06: David Wright #5 of the New York Mets shakes hands with prospective Mets owner David Einhorn during batting pracitce before a Major League Baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on August 5, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images) Photo: Paul Bereswill/2011 Getty Images

In a surprising breakup, the organization announced this morning that it was ready to "explore other options." It also added that it has “additional capital to cover all 2011 losses” and is “moving forward with the necessary resources to continue to operate the franchise.” Totally didn't even need that guy and his cash. Waayy too good for him anyway, and there are plenty of fish in the sea who don't care about a little Ponzi-scheme baggage. So who dumped whom?

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