With the All Star game a little more than two weeks away, prospective Mets’ all-star hopefuls have two more weeks to showcase their skills for the Mid-Summer Classic, which, as you all should know, is being held at Citi Field. The last time the Mets hosted the All-Star game was back in 1964.
Just how cool would it be if—even in this sub-satisfactory season—on July 16, when the NL All-Star team is announced, that the Mets could have the NL’s starting third baseman and starting pitcher?
It’s all but certain, that in some capacity, Matt Harvey and David Wright will at least make the squad for the senior circuit. There is also an outside shot that Bobby Parnell could receive a selection. And after a torrid start, John Buck predictably regressed and has played himself out contention for a spot as back-up catcher.
Considering the game is at the place the Mets call home, this exhibition could provide a nice, little summer respite for some loyal fans.
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