3 Things Braves Fans Will Love From the Steve Cohen Press Conference, and 2 Things They Won't

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New York Mets owner, Steve Cohen held a press conference today to address the team's struggles. The Mets opened the season as one of the Braves biggest obstacles in the way of Atlanta's sixth straight division title, but have slipped to 16 games back after a woeful 7-16 June record.

Cohen has been much more hands-on with the team than a typical owner. The Mets spend more than any team and their 2023 payroll is $65 million higher than the New York Yankees, who have the second-highest payroll.

3 things from Steve Cohen's press Conference braves fans will love

1. The Mets are behind for the future, according to Cohen

While the Braves seem to pull a random prospect from the minors every season, the Mets haven't had that luxury, especially with the team's starting pitching.

While New York is spending $86.67 million on two starters alone this year, Cohen noted that the farm system isn't where he wants it to be.

If the Mets are unable to win this year, the team will need to continue spending on high-dollar free agents, which they've made mixed results so far.