Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/17/13
The following post adds some perspective and a longer view to what the future may hold for the Mets starting rotation. It’s important to understand the approach that the front office takes with regards to how they determine the progression of their top pitching prospects through the Mets minor league system. Sometimes you look at this patient and deliberate approach by our front office and wonder why aren’t these pitchers being promoted quickly enough? Aren’t the men in black watching how well these pitchers are performing? Shouldn’t Player X be in Double-A already or shouldn’t Player Y be in Triple-A? But have you ever considered the possibility that the reason these pitchers are performing at such peak and impressive levels is for the same exact reason that frustrates you? That all of their success may be the result of not being rushed and ensuring that we are not setting up our top prospects for failure? I wanted to shed light on an interesting comment left by one of our readers ...
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