Scott Boras is not short on high-profile clients and he’s apparently not short on analogies either.
Baseball’s most prominent agent didn’t shy away from his true feelings about some teams financial decisions around the league, sharing his somewhat harsh and mostly perplexing thoughts about the Mets, Cubs and Astros. With a group of reporters, Boras stood in the hotel lobby after Day 3 of the general managers’ meetings and let his feelings fly, firstly fielding questions about the Mets.
“The Mets are like NASA,” Boras said. “They have big rockets, a lot of platforms and very few astronauts. Astronauts are hard to find. They’ve got one guy with the ‘Wright’ stuff, that’s for sure. And they’ve got a lot of Arm-strongs, too. But they’re certainly a club that I’m sure that’s in pursuit of a higher level of talent.”
Fearing that the Mets are investing too much energy into their cornerstone, David Wright, as well as their young pitchers such as his client Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler,