Originally written March 20, 2013 on Mets360.com:
Josh Satin didn’t get much of a chance this Spring and has already been sent down, which bums me out a little.  So, I asked my friends in the blogosphere the following question: Assuming he’s healthy, does Justin Turner deserve a spot on the Opening Day roster? These people all do great work and their names are hyperlinked to their blogs so please go ahead and click on them to check out their real stuff. Jon Springer – Deeply suspects “Uncle” Jerry is really his dad As they said in UNFORGIVEN, “It ain’t about deservin.’” Ultimately it’s not really Turner’s health that determines his fate, but the health of others, namely Wright and Murphy. The uncertainty around those two, combined with Terry’s confidence in what Turner can do, probably gets him the job at least at first. In general I believe in churning bench guys and bullpenners year to year and think in a totally fair fight I’d sooner select Hicks who appears able to fill the same defensive role with a little more potential to
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