Wilpon has Manuel firing speech ready

“We put very good players in place who didn’t play very well. It’s best to jump-start and get a manager to motivate these players and get the best out of the veterans and the young players,” owner Fred Wilpon said at a news conference.

“I believe these guys are as good as we all thought they were. We thought it was a very competitive team. We still believe they’re very competitive, but we were disappointed, and I think the players will be far, far better next year.”

Fred Wilpon can just dust off this speech when he fires Jerry Manuel at the end of the season. These were his remarks when Bobby Valentine was fired in 2002.

Source: CNN/SI.com


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