Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/1/13
The Mets don’t have much money to spend, and according to reports, most of the money at GM Sandy Alderson’s disposal will go towards fixing the outfield. The team is limiting itself to one multi-year deal which, again will likely go to an outfielder. Of course, this is necessary to improve the team because frankly, the outfield is terrible and definitely the weakness of the team. However, it will force the Mets to get creative with how they go about constructing the rest of the 2013 roster. While the outfield may be the most pressing issue, the bullpen also frustrated fans all season. They will need to re-tool it, and they will have to do it without spending much money on the open market like they did last season. That brings me to an important question that’s been debated by bloggers and fans all year: should the Mets move Jeurys Familia to the bullpen? In Buffalo, Familia had a very disappointing season, never able to reconstruct what made him so successful in 2011. He finished th...
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