Hang Tough: Better days are coming.
Mets fans have had a solid month to reflect after another disappointing season in 2012. For some of us, it has been a time to cool off. While many fans may not be happy about the direction of the team–I assure you, things are going to get better.
It may not look like it right now, but the Mets do have a bright future. Everyone gets caught up about fixing the situation right now, but the fact of the matter is 2014 is right around the corner. I don’t expect the Mets to do anything this off-season. And it doesn’t really matter.
The Mets really shouldn’t make any trades (unless something really big comes along–see below), or sign any significant free agents this off-season. The first and only thing the Mets have to do this winter is get David Wright signed to an extension. Aside from that, they should look to sign a solid bullpen arm like Jonathan Broxton or Ryan Madson. If they want to take a risk they should also bring in Joakim Soria, who can proba...