Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 9/8/13
Since Matt Harvey’s season-ending injury the Mets have made six moves to add pitchers to the roster. The list starts with the maddening Daisuke Matsuzaka and continues with Robert Carson, Vic Black, Tim Byrdak, Sean Henn and Frank Francisco. MetsBlog reports the team is likely to add Greg Burke and Aaron Harang in the near future. Five of the six pitchers who were promoted to New York had to be added to the 40-man roster, as will Harang. That makes it that much more exasperating when you consider why they didn’t add – or plan to add – Darin Gorski. But as much as that decision baffles me, there’s a move that’s been made that infuriates me. At no point this year should the Mets have rewarded Francisco with a position in the majors. When the Mets signed Francisco, I was in favor of the decision. When he pitched poorly to start off 2012, I thought Terry Collins made the right decision to stick with Francisco as his closer. And just when it seemed like Francisco was ready to take off, h...
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