Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 1/8/13
If the season were to begin today, the New York Mets would have a starting rotation that was questionable at best. Johan Santana was a disaster after his historic no hitter and his health is a major factor. The Mets even have been rumored to be shopping him. The question is who would be dumb enough to take that massive contract for a pitcher his age with his health issues? There’s Dillon Gee, who had to be shut down mid-season after a 6-7 record with a 4.10 ERA in 17 starts. He is also returning from injury. How reliable will he be? Then, there is Jon Neise and Matt Harvey. Both young and talented, but still inconsistent. At just 26, Neise is on the rise after starting 30 games last season and going 13-9 with a 3.40 ERA and being inked to a long-term deal in Queens. Harvey had a solid rookie debut campaign. He was instantly embraced by fans, media and teammates. He went 3-5 in 10 starts with a 2.73 ERA. A bit better run support, and he easily could have been in the mix for the ROY a...
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