Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 6/25/13
The Mets have just finished playing eight road games against the Braves and Phillies and went 5-3 in the process. Ordinarily this would be cause for celebration but in a season mismanaged nearly all the way around, it hardly merits a “woo-hoo!” With fans joining management in punting the 2013 season, instead we look ahead to the future. Our first glimpse of Zack Wheeler has definitely gotten the troops excited for more. We dream of Rafael Montero and Noah Syndergaard following close on his heels. We lament the injury to Travis d’Arnaud but are excited about the recent hitting exploits of Ike Davis, Wilmer Flores and Cesar Puello. But flying nearly invisible is the performance of Cory Mazzoni. Part of Sandy Alderson’s first draft in 2011, Mazzoni was a second-round pick who has never received much in the terms of prospect buzz. A quick look at his Double-A stats and we see a pedestrian 3-2 record with a 3.99 ERA. Yet those numbers don’t paint the full picture of how well Mazzoni has
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