Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 2/6/13
Your intrepid columnist tends to tread carefully around comparing young pitching staffs. I was there for star-crossed, hopelessly doomed Generation K. Bill Pulsipher, Paul Wilson and Jason Isringhausen were supposed to lead the Mets to the promised land in the mid-90’s. A combination of foul luck and inept training/coaching in the Metsian bushes scuttled that dream in fairly short order. Generation K never materialized and only Isringhausen salvaged a representative career — as a closer. So you’ll forgive the odd blogger if he’s a wee bit shy in projecting greatness for the next wave of great Mets pitchers. With little else to rev up what remains of the orange and blue fan base, however, these pitchers are among the few things we fans can point to in our desperate quest to have 2013 become 1984 or 1998. New York fans pride themselves on not being rubes. Anyone can see the Mets will not contend this year. None but the most rabid of fanboy is fooling himself that th...
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