Originally posted on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog  |  Last updated 1/14/12
Last night, at his annual Vegas Night charity event in Virginia Beach, David Wright spoke with Chris Carlson of Newsday and expressed optimism over the Mets chances to compete in the National League East in 2012, saying: “Sometimes youth is a good thing. Young guys, hungry and trying to prove themselves, sometimes that’s what you need over 162 games. Who would have thought that Arizona would beat the defending World Series champs?” Michael Baron: It might be the optimist in me talking, but Wright makes a good point. If there’s one thing teams like the Giants and Diamondbacks have proven recently is that you never really know. It’s not that I look at the Mets and all of the other teams in the division and think they’re the best of the five teams right now, but it’s a long season, each team comes with it’s bag of issues, and a lot of things (both positive and negative) can and will happen over that time. Regardless of their chances, I enjoy the daily grind of the season, following t...
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