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Mets' Wilpons on brink of championship _ in esports

Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon may not need Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard to bring a championship to New York this year.

Though Wilpon is hardly a hardcore gamer, he and his family are showing a magic touch in the world of esports.

The Wilpon-owned New York Excelsior have been a juggernaut during the inaugural season of the Overwatch League, and people around the league are praising the Wilpons for their management of the video game club. Their roster, comprised mostly of South Korean players, is the top seed entering the playoffs and a heavy favorite to win the league's first Grand Finals in Brooklyn on July 27 and 28.

Wilpon has never actually played...

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