It seems like every day we read about a new plan or a different course of action for the artist formerly known as the Mets No. 1 Prospect – Jenrry Mejia. He’s up, he’s down, he’s in the rotation, he’s not, he’s in the bullpen, he’s not, he’s a reliever, he’s a starter… Oh, and he’s only 22 years old.
In case you haven’t heard the latest, yesterday Terry Collins said that Mejia will REMAIN in the bullpen after telling reporters 24 hours earlier that the bullpen experiment was over and that the young right-hander was going back to the Buffalo Bisons rotation. It’s enough to make a Mets’ fan head spin, but can you imagine how poor Mejia must feel?
I wondered what some of the writers on our staff thought about all this yanking around the Mets have put this still-promissing talent through over the last three seasons spanning two different front offices.
Dan - I have always believed it’s a sin to mess with a top level prospect. I never understood why teams pull their top guy and s