Found August 23, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
It is becoming more and more evident that quality pitching is the hub of a pending baseball renaissance in New York’s Citi Field. Win or lose, a cadre of young pitching arms have kept the Mets competitive in Flushing for some two months now with Met pitching underlings tearing up the minor leagues at every level. The pitching uptick has many of the Met faithful thinking their turn in the sun may arrive sooner than anticipated. With pitching the thesis of a winning Met essay, it may make sense in 2014 for the Mets to employ a six-man starting rotation. Imagine how a six-man rotation might look: Matt Harvey, Dillon Gee, Zack Wheeler, Jon Niese, Noah Syndergaard, Jenrry Mejia or Rafael Montero. That combination anchors power pitching every other day with contrasting styles and assets on the in-between days. It’s a full range of starting pitching that promises to electrify the Met faithful and propel the Metropolitans into the National League playoff conversation. A six-man rotation is ...
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