Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/14/12
Can you smell it? Take a whiff… It’s the smell of millions of Yankees fans across the globe crapping their pants. The Yankees keep getting older and older, and the other AL East teams keep getting better and better. The Yankees are on the brink of being in the middle of the pack in the AL East, and the fans are going to be out of their minds screaming for Josh Hamilton now. Yankees fans weren’t the only ones upset after the news of the blockbuster trade between the Marlins and Blue Jays broke. Giancarlo Stanton tweeted about how upset he was, which is understandable, because nobody wants to be the guy left behind. He must feel like Burgess Meredith in that episode of the Twilight Zone when he was the only man left on earth. Well, I guess Meredith’s character was actually pretty happy to be the only one left, until he stepped on his glasses. But you get the point. The great news about this trade is it looks like the Mets are pretty much guaranteed to not finish in last place in 2013....
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