Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/12/14
Kevin Kernan of the NY Post believes the Mets chose the wrong pitching prospect to promote when they opted to name Rafael Montero the replacement for the injured Jacob deGrom instead of using the opportunity to usher in the MLB debut of Noah Syndergaard. This would have been the perfect game to have Syndergaard make his major league debut. What’s wrong with offering the fans a little hope and a little Futures Game look at Syndergaard? Mets fans have been through so much, let them dream a little. It would have made a dreary Tuesday night in mid-August at Citi Field much more exciting. Fans watching at home would find a reason to turn on SNY to see the big right-hander. Syndergaard would get a taste of the big time against a quality team. I hear this from a lot of fans as well, but there are more than a few good reasons why the Mets went with Montero over Syndergaard – chief among them being that Montero (3.28 ERA) is ready and Syndergaard (4.78 ERA) is not. Syndergaard himself admits...
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