The Mets have their man in Chris Young and with him their five-man rotation is apparently set. That would be Mike Pelfrey, Jon Niese, RA Dickey, Young and either Chris Capuano or Dillon Gee.
Remember, just keep repeating to yourself it’s not about this year, it is about treading water until 2012.
The deal is for $1 million plus incentives. Coming off shoulder problems, the deal is also a gamble.
With spring training just inside 30 days away, I’m usually looking forward to the upcoming season and this year is no different. I just don’t have the same level of optimism I usually do. The Mets have given me no reason.
The Mets were a sub-.500 team that lost its ace and might not see him this season. It could also lose potentially its best bat in Carlos Beltran by midseason in a trade.
Remember, it isn’t about this year.