Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 12/18/12
Build a new foundation now, or keep up with “Proven Crap?”  That does seem to be the eternal debate when it comes to Met fandom in midst of horrendous down years.  It was heard during the down fall of the Worst Team That Money Can Buy run, it was heard after the spending spree of 2002, and the debate has been heard today in the days before the R.A. Dickey trade was announced. While the argument for signing David Wright to a long term extension was an easy one to make, Dickey’s situation was not so cut and dried.  Yes since being brought in as a minor league Free Agent by Omar Minaya prior to the 2010 season he has been as popular of a Met has been in quite a while.  To say nothing about his rags-to-riches story and the fact that he turned out to be smarter than your average bear in terms of what he did and said off the field.  But at the end of the day decisions still had to be made. Specifically, would R.A. Dickey be around when the Mets turn the corner?  At his age,(and while y...
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