Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/24/13
How To Fly By Douglas Adams There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. Pick a nice day and try it. The first part is easy. All it requires is simply the ability to throw yourself forward with all your weight, and the willingness not to mind that it’s going to hurt. That is, it’s going to hurt if you fail to miss the ground. Most people fail to miss the ground, and if they are really trying properly, the likelihood is that they will fail to miss it fairly hard. Clearly, it is the second part, the missing, which presents the difficulties.   Why The Mets Are Hurt By Winning: A look at the reverse standings will show you that the Mets have no shot of gaining a top 5 pick in 2014’s draft.  That isn’t really the point.  The point is… that they DO have a chance to have their 2014 1st round pick protected by losing more games than the Rockies, Phillies, Padres and Blue Jays (or whomever they need to be wor...
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