Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/8/13
For some strange reason I keep posting about stuff and then it’s in the news the next day (not my post, the subject). So speaking of that 11th pick the Mets have, here’s what Sandy Alderson had to say about it courtesy of Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger. “We don’t want to lose our first-round draft pick,” Sandy Alderson said by phone last night, according to McCullough. “We think that’s one of the ways we got into the predicament we’ve had over the past couple of years.” Nice swipe at Omar Minaya, by the big cheese. Now if only he could give us four winning seasons in six, then you can color me impressed. We’ll find out this season… But if you’re the betting type, the odds on the Mets breaking their four year losing streak is still something of a grey area. * * * * * * *  Dave Cameron of FanGraphs had an interesting post last week in which he discussed the value of draft picks. Considering how much emphasis our front office, and many in the fan base, now place on draft picks, it certainly
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