Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 10/8/13
Welcome to the off-season. Once again, since the Mets are not one of the ten participants in the post-season, it’s time instead for some post-mortem. In this new series, the Mets360 staff will take a look back at our pre-season previews and see how they played out. Just a fun little ongoing exercise to while away the days until mid-March, when the focus turns again to Port St. Lucie, hot rookies, veterans seeking rejuvenation and who’s “in the best shape of his life.” Today we’ll look at the Mets’ catchers. In 2012, the Mets’ situation behind the dish was nothing less than a black hole. Josh Thole, Mike Nickeas, Kelly Shoppach and Rob Johnson didn’t make anyone forget Gary Carter or Mike Piazza. Offensively, if there’s to be a comparison from Mets’ history, it would be to the Gandhian corps of 1963: Choo-Choo Coleman, Jesse Gonder, Norm Sherry and Sammy Taylor. It’s understandable if you feel the need to avert your eyes here — the 2012 edition put up a composite slash
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