Does anyone want this guy pitching in relief in lieu of what we have now?
No, we won’t get that far, but at this point it has been becoming comical, hence the reason for the placement of a picture of third-string catcher Rob Johnson in this headline. Heck, Johnson does have the best numbers in the bullpen doesn’t he?
All kidding aside, getting back to the question that led off the post: Is there any possible way the Mets can overcome these current bullpen disasters?
In a word, no.
By now you have been witness to bullpen implosion after bullpen implosion, followed by… well you get the idea.
Now riding a six-game losing streak, the Mets are floundering and spiraling out of control and most of the blame, of course falls on the beleaguered bullpen, which by now you should know rank dead last in the majors in ERA (.503).
Last night the bullpen was once again a disheartening and demoralizing bunch, as they let a 2-1 lead in the 6th inning to swell to 4-1 in the seventh inning. This time...