Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/11/13
“I’m not punting 2013, I’m simply waiting for 2014″ Sandy Alderson has not made a Major League Signing in over a year. The Mets are currently the only team in baseball to have not signed a player to a Major League contract this offseason. With that said, can you guess who the last player to ink a Major League deal with the Mets was? It was Ronny Cedeno… I’ll give you a second to gather yourself. So far this offseason, Alderson has made what looks to be a very good deal for the future of the club. Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard may have very promising futures ahead of them, but for now they are just prospects. John Buck was an odd addition for this coming season. Yes, he’s most likely an upgrade over Thole, but at $6 million dollars he is hardly a value. With Buck and minor league deals to utility players like Collin Cowgill and Aaron Laffey, it’s difficult for me to believe that the Mets will be very competitive this season. Some fans believed that hanging onto R.A. Dickey this season
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