Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/29/13
Updated by Joe D. at 7:30 PM Most of you read my initial thoughts on Wheeler-gate early this morning; I think it was overblown. I wanted to just say one last thing in lieu of Sandy Alderson’s comments regarding the situation while a guest on WFAN. Here is what he said: “We didn’t want this to escalate into an issue,” Alderson said. “We have had extensive conversations with both players. We think it’s done. When an incident like that becomes known, we have to address it. That’s the big leagues in New York.” (MetsBlog) Good. They nipped it in the bud as any good organization would have. Whatever happened, happened, and now it’s over. One person who was right there in the thick of it, told me that it was much ado about nothing and it all started with something a third player said that he shouldn’t have, after the plunking, “Good. That a**hole deserved it.” The important thing to take away is that almost immediately, the situation was handled appropriately by the coaching staff, and then the
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