Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/4/12
There was an interesting article in the NY Post yesterday by Joel Sherman. He argues that the only way the Mets can cure their woes, is by trading R.A. Dickey and David Wright for a bunch of prospects. Really Joel? Just up and trade the two reasons why Mets fans still watch the games? That’s the fix? I couldn’t disagree more. The logic is sound, but this move would lead to further fan frustration. The Mets are having a hard enough time filling seats in the stadium, and by trading the two main players that fans come to watch, you will have a hard time giving away tickets for free, let alone selling them. The only way to fix this mess is to spend money. Bring in top flight free agents to help Wright and Dickey take the Mets to the next level or the promised land. There is no guarantee that this rebuilding process the Mets are banking on, will lead to winning. It could lead to more rebuilding. Then what? We wait three more years? No thanks. It’s a ridiculous notion to trade stars for ...
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