The clock is winding down on 2013, which, if you’re a Mets fan is a good thing because it was another fruitless season at Citi Field.
Before we kiss the year good-bye, or as Gary Cohen would say, “It’s outta here!’’ let’s go back and look at the top ten Mets stories of this very forgettable season:
1. TRADING R.A. DICKEY:
My argument for it being the top Mets story is it defines and underscores what is going on with this franchise. Dickey had arguably one of the most remarkable seasons ever for a Mets pitcher in winning 20 games and also the Cy Young Award. Dickey was a feel-good and inspirational story, and despite roughly a $5 million difference, the Mets dealt him for prospects – the key one coming off an injury – that are two or three years away from making an impact. The message sent wasn’t Happy New Year, but this team is still not ready for prime time.
2. RESIGNING DAVID WRIGHT:
They were supposed to sign both Wright and Dickey to tell its disgruntled fan base that the Mets...