The big three pitching prospects that we have looming down in the minors gives me an eerily familiar feeling. Haven’t we heard this before? Does “Generation K” and the names of Jason Isringhausen, Bill Pulsipher and Paul Wilson ring a bell? This was supposed to be our home grown trio of Superstars in the 90′s. These were the guys who were supposed lead us to a World Series title. Sadly that never happened. By the time Piazza led the Mets to the Series in 2000 against the Yankees none of these three pitches were even with the orgqnization anymore.
The talk and hype around our new big three of Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler and Jeurys Familia, while exciting, leaves me with some reservations.
We have seen and heard this before. Aside from the occasional Mike Pelfey or Jon Niese the Mets have not developed a top of the rotation starter since Doc.
I am hopeful that this time Will be different. This is first time in recent memory that we have had pitchers thoroughly dominate the minor leagu...