Originally posted on Around Citi  |  Last updated 9/2/13
The New York Mets organization won’t fondly look upon August 2013 for years to come. The team struggled to gain any traction following the All-Star Break, lost star pitcher Matt Harvey for the remainder of the season (and potentially most of 2014), and saw both David Wright and Ike Davis suffer injuries that threatened or completed their seasons. Baseball can be a unique world because of the silver linings that can often be found in the darkest of storms. Matt Harvey went down with a debilitating injury, but Zack Wheeler has emerged as a major league presence. David Wright has been scratching to rejoin the big league club, but Wilmer Flores has gotten an opportunity that many fans have been longing for. Then there’s Dillon Gee. The 27-year-old Texan has quietly rebounded from minor league brinksmanship to the most successful stretch of his career. Gee completed the month of August with a 2.14 ERA in six starts, striking out 25 opposing batters in 42 innings pitched. Zack Wheeler has...
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