Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 5/3/12
Do you miss Mike Pelfrey yet? After two less-than stellar outings by Chris Schwinden, the Mets are looking more and more vulnerable and are now amidst a three-game losing streak after being swept in Houston by the Astros. Of course, Schwinden didn’t pitch in every game and is not at most fault, but his two starts have been a major buzzkill. So far in two starts, Schwinden has only pitched eight innings and has allowed 11 runs on 13 hits and three walks. So is this what you envisioned when Pelfrey was lost for the season? Like I said last week, you probably don’t how much you miss something until it’s gone. The options to help the Mets staff in the minors is barren. We have been through this already. The consensus is that the Mets top two prized prospects in Buffalo (Matt Harvey and Jeurys Familia) are just not ready for primetime just yet. Both Harvey and Familia need more seasoning and calling them up at this juncture could be detrimental to their growth. After that we are talking ...
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