In light of Monday’s brutal loss, I couldn’t help but think back to the good old days — when the organization had a plethora of talent and the sky seemed to be the limit. It wasn’t 25 years ago, although it feels like it might as well have been.
One of the most ridiculed and criticized — yet successful — closers in Mets history is making a comeback. Good ol’ Armando Benitez has resurfaced with none other than the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.
Francisco Rodriguez was dealt to the Brewers last week for two minor leaguers to be named later. So where does he rank on the Mets’ all-time leaderboard?
Yankees fans can keep on dreaming. If the Mets move Jose Reyes at the trading deadline — or if he decides to test free agency after this season — one thing’s for sure: Reyes won’t wind up in pinstripes.