Dear Mets Fans,
As the season seems to implode in upon itself and the Mets turn from fringe underdog sensations to the bunch of misfits we all saw before the season began, let us not lose sight of the fact that things could be much worse. The Mets could have nothing left in the farm, they could have millions of dollars tied into the team for the next four years, heck… we could have just leveraged our future to patch the holes in this leaky tire. The Mets have already exceeded my expectations on the year and have left me optimistic about next year and beyond as I look at the team with the minor leaguers in my peripheral vision.
More importantly… It Could Be Worse… We COULD be Marlin fans.
Before the season a number of us wondered aloud, despite the massive payroll additions that the Marlins made, would they actually be good? Were: Jose Reyes, Heath Bell and Mark Buerhle worth it? It’s hard to say, even now. Though it doesn’t look so good.
Before the season began I wondered som...