Originally written August 27, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Matt Harvey is going to miss a significant amount of time; not much else is known at this time. What has been well-documented however, is just how much of an impact the Dark Knight of Gotham had on the New York Mets organization and their fans alike. The mood surrounding this franchise has plunged further and further into disappointment, animosity and frustration ever since Adam Wainwright‘s infamous breaking ball struck the black leather of Yadier Molina‘s mitt. After back-to-back September collapses and pair of sub-par seasons, a change in management brought hope of brighter days, however the immediate years following only became more gut-wrenching. Since Sandy Alderson took over following the 2010 season, we have laid witness to the departure Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran, and R.A. Dickey to name a few; all on the premise of a brighter tomorrow through the procuring of young talent at the expense of the performance at the major league level. The 2013 season has marked the infusion ...
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