An unpopular ownership despised by the fan base was out. A new ownership fueled by financial-services money was in, purchasing a mega-market franchise for a record price.
Steve Cohen was the runner-up
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Jacob deGrom would have thrown one of the first pitches of the 2020 season, shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday. Perhaps 20 minutes later and 205 miles to the south of Citi Field, Gerrit Cole would have unleashed the first pitch of the rest of his life. So much is being lost to the coronavirus pandemic. …