I read a comment this morning in our threads from one reader asking another why he left out Gee in his projected 2014 rotation. In addition to MMO, I spend a lot of time reading comment threads at MetsBlog and on other Mets Forums and I see that a lot. Mostly I see future Mets rotation projections looking a lot like this:
Missing are Dillon Gee and also Jenrry Mejia – who almost nobody sees as part of the rotation even though he’s the same age as Wheeler and younger than either Harvey or Niese.
Despite his incredible success at Double-A Binghamton, I’m not so sure that Syndergaard will be here before September of next year. He still has work to do on his secondary pitches and I’m sure the Mets will look to create some separation between these pitchers and not have them all here within a year of each other. That would mean having to deal with four arbitration cases and four pending free agency situations all within ...