Found February 19, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
Continuing from our season preview of the Mets earlier today... Can the Mets possibly go forward with this patchwork outfield? To say that the Mets outfield is unsettled is an understatement. If the season were to start today, the outfield would be manned by a rotating cast of five different men, possibly six if a proper right-handed complement to Lucas Duda emerges. Alas, this isn't because of an overwhelming amount of talent that the Mets are struggling to find playing time for but rather a dearth of talent that the Mets are hoping to solve by just throwing as many warm bodies as possible at it. I mean, there's a reason that Marlon Byrd is in camp with a legitimate shot earning a significant role. While the Mets can't possibly have realistic designs on being a contender, they still have to be aiming for a respectable season that they can build on going forward. That's going to be awfully hard to pull off with this motley crew roaming the outfield, but i...
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