Found November 03, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
On the heels of their sixth consecutive disappointing season, the Mets entered this offseason with another set of tempered expectations.  Having force fed fans a vision of contention for the 2014 season with the arrival of key pitching prospects, the Mets enter this winter with more questions than answers yet again.  Devoid of a quality major league outfielder and without a solid anchor behind the plate, it would appear that the Mets must still renovate half of their starting lineup.  That process must begin this winter should the front office hope to stay on plan as their young arms make the journey to Queens this season. Like many of you have felt, its been disappointing to learn that Sandy Alderson once again finds himself with no more than $10 million (at absolute max) dollars to work with.  Having gotten used to rosters of big ticket free agents and payrolls that reached for the stars, this new frugal route still sits sour with most fans.  Nonetheless, this is the path the Wilp...
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