Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 12/15/13
This exercise was done in light of the questions concerning Flores’ and Lagares’ roster spots on who is the future for the Mets and who is just passing through. The headline may sound a bit optimistic, but we are looking identify the strengths and weaknesses on the roster. These opinions are my own and not to be taken globally. Travis d’Arnaud: Possibly. If he performs, he will stick. He will be given the a lot of rope, but Kevin Plawecki is coming on. Anthony Recker: Doubtful. This spot belongs to Juan Centeno, a lefty complement that is strong defensively. Recker has some power, but doesn’t match up defensively. Ike Davis: Doubtful. Davis has spent time in and out of the Mets’ doghouse with his faulty hitting mechanics and his frequent complaining. Hope he can find himself because the talent is there, and those blisters because of extra batting practice, show heart. Lucas Duda: Doubtful. Duda wants to be a DH. Good luck Lucas. Josh Satin: Possibly. Satin has a professional approac...
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