Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/6/13
Larry Brooks penned a thought provoking column in the New York Post that magnifies the dilemma facing the Met front office in deciding how to play out the remainder of the 2013 season. A decent month of July baseball energized the Met faithful and made the Citi Field product a whole lot more satisfying to the palette. Yet, a reality check of any sort, especially with the loss of David Wright for an extended period of time, adds clarity to the Mets mission for the remainder of 2013. The Mets need to be using the available time left in the season to evaluate personnel to decide who fits into the bigger picture moving forward. That does not mean the Mets simply fold the tent and give up on the current campaign. Every game has meaning, every game should be played all out and hard, and every game should be played to win. Within that framework Brooks maintains the starting lineup should reflect the Mets purpose in using the remaining months of the season learning as much as possible about...
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