Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/17/14
It has been a long time coming, but its realistic to think this could be the week the Mets finally turn the corner.  Since arriving in Queens following the completion of the 2010 season, Sandy Alderson has done little more than cut the fat.  Crippled by the bloated contracts issued by his predecessor, Omar Minaya, and a shoe-string budget courtesy of the poor investing decisions of team owner, Fred Wilpon, Sandy was left with few options.  Addition by subtraction, along with rebuilding the team’s beleaguered farm system, became the motto of the team’s front office as under-performing players were jettisoned in an effort to lower payroll.  Aspirations of championships were replaced by the idea that the team might be competitive should everything fall into place.  All the while, fans were led to believe that it would only be a matter of time before the resurgence would come.  That day may finally be upon us. Entering the Winter Meetings, which start this morning in Nashville, the Mets...
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