Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/27/14
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A few days ago, my fav’rit Gal For All Seasons continued her new weekly series on a topic near and dear to her – what she likes to call post-traumatic Mets disorder – by discussing her survival of Lastings Milledge.   For those of you who have tried to block out the Omar Minaya era or were never a card-carrying member of the Milledge People, allow me to refresh your memory on who Lastings Milledge was (technically, he still is Lastings Milledge, as far as I know). Lastings Milledge was a flashy prospect for the Mets who had five-tool talent – a latter-day Darryl Strawberry, if you will.  Although he didn’t possess Strawberry’s prodigious power (the type of power that would make you wait until after his at-bat to get your Shea Stadium souvenir cup soda), he was supposed to be the future in the Mets outfield.  However, when Milledge first got called up to the Mets in 2006, he was more Throneberry than Strawberry. Milledge batted .241 in 56 games for the division champs, with four home...
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