Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 2/5/13
Most of the time, when the Mets make a move I disagree with, I tend to write long-winded diatribes filled with bitter sarcasm and scathing remarks generally aimed at the person or persons responsible for the unfortunate transaction.  However, today I’m pressed for time so there will no 1,000+ word rant.  Instead, I’ll just be giving you the long and short of today’s Mets news, which as you’re about to read, couldn’t be more appropriate. Terry Collins won’t have much to look up to in 2013. Jon Rauch was one of the few dependable arms in the Mets bullpen last year.  But in 2013, his 6’11″ inch frame will be casting shadows on the mound at Marlins Park. Various sources have reported that Rauch has signed a one-year, $1 million contract to pitch for the stripped-down version of the Miami Marlins.  He will more than likely pitch in Miami for a few months, get a few tattoos, then get shipped off to a pennant contender for a bunch of prospects at the trade deadline. Rauch’s departure, coup...
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