Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/19/12
Check out the latest poll results from MetsBlog on where his readership vote on if the Mets are headed in the Right Direction or Wrong Direction: If there was an option that said “Not Sure” that’s what I would have chosen. Maybe that’s why he only got 2,600 people to vote instead of his usual 5K+. I also suspect that those who were unsure and voted, gave the team the benefit of the doubt and voted “Right Direction”. That’s strictly my opinion. Last year at this time, I was very sure we were going in the right direction. It was fueled mostly by their performance in the 2011 First Year Player Draft and the trade that got us Zack Wheeler. It felt like progress despite where we were in the standings. However, much of that enthusiasm dissipated after last offseason for me. Losing Jose Reyes hurt a little, but not using the money to reinvest in the team went against everything Sandy Alderson promised heading into the offseason. My skepticism turned to confusion when the 2012 Draft came a...
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