re: MLB: COMMENCE HOLDING PATTERN
Best spring / most impressive spring so far for you guys? In no order:
- David Wright (solidified himself as a STAR who is impeccable in the clutch)
- Brandon Belt
- Yasiel Puig
- Alex Gordon
- Michael Morse
That is too bad.
The one bright side to that is, indeed, the Mets are a year or two away from contending. If he misses most of the season or the whole season, Mets can and should simply opt to not bring him back next year as his contract currently allows.
If the Mets are going to have their ship turned around, it will be with the future in the Harveys and Wheelers of the world. This might simply accelerate that process, to be perfectly blunt. Still sucks, of course.
Agreed on the outlook for the Mets' future. It's not that bad. There's a lot of wasted money this year ($25 million), but Sandy can buy Johan's contract up at the end of the season. Wheeler should be up by June.
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald