Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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For years the mantra of the New York Mets has been: Anything that can go wrong will. Last year, our ace missed the entire season, we had another member of our starting rotation appear in just four games, our first baseman missed most of the season after colliding with our third baseman on a pop-up, our second baseman was fifth in the league in batting before suffering a season-ending injury, our third baseman played for over a month with a broken back, our shortstop had two DL stints, our left fielder opened the year on the disabled list and didn’t hit when he came off and our center fielder missed over a month. And last year was better in the injury department than the previous two seasons! So, forgive me if I don’t quite believe what my eyes see and my ears are hearing as Spring Training comes to a close. The best-case scenario has happened and Johan Santana will take the mound on Opening Day. Scott Hairston and David Wright have returned from their oblique issues, with Wrig...
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