Much has been written, much has been uttered about the way the New York Mets organization handled the dismissal of Willie Randolph yesterday morning at 3:15 in the AM. Some of it's been dead-on accurate criticism, some of it's been piling on and high-horse condescension. All of it's been embarrassing.
What we have not seen -- until now -- is a closed-circuit camera interpretation of the smooth dexterity on the part of the Mets' front office.
This, to me, encapsulates the way the think tank that is the Mets' executive staff handled the firing of Willie Randolph: