Found September 26, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
I’ll spare you the 50 word preamble as to why Sandy Alderson is looking to add a veteran starting pitcher this offseason… He just is and if you don’t know why, you must be new here. Yesterday, I was inspired to weigh in on Bronson Arroyo when I read a post elsewhere that called him “the Mets’ best free agent option this offseason.” (title has since been changed) Dear God, I hope not… If Arroyo is the best, I hate to ask, but who’s the second best? You can read my thoughts on Arroyo here, but what I wanted to do for now is throw out the possibility of whether Daisuke Matsuzaka could be that veteran pitcher Sandy Alderson is looking for… Could Dice-K be “that” guy? Think about it… As with any player, there’s some pros and cons to going with Dice-K of course, but what attracts me more, besides his recent run of stellar starts, is his price tag. He would obviously be far cheaper than Arroyo and we wouldn’t need to make more than a one-year commitment. Given the bounty of young arms o
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