Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 10/29/13
August 26th 2013 was a day that is unfortunately making every Met fan look forward to 2015. Now just hold on. Why are we putting off plans that were made when Zack Wheeler was dominating – that 2014 was the year to dominate? Did the Cardinals give up when Adam Wainwright went down, or years before when Chris Carpenter went down? No. John Smoltz missed all of 2000 and yet the Braves made it to the NLCS. AJ Burnett went down and the Marlins won it all. Granted, these were teams that were already good and had players to replace them. So do the Mets. There are still ways that we can contend in 2014. Before R.A. Dickey was traded or Santana went down, Harvey was projected to be the 4th starter partially because he was considered a risk having been called up that early. Wheeler was called up on Super Tuesday and that was a risk because some didn’t think he was ready. I believe the Mets need to take more risks with their pitchers. I know what the average reader is thinking, “Harvey ...
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