It might be worth it for the Wilpons to bite hard on that wad of cash, embrace the pain and lock in a catalyst like Cespedes for the next five years.
The Mets gained about 40 homers, thousands of fans, and three games on Washington in just a few days without unloading one player who would have impacted this season.
Just when it looked like Carlos Gomez was coming back to Queens, something scuttled the deal.
The first time Mejia was banned, Mets officials expressed disappointment. This time, general manager Sandy Alderson was practically beside himself.
Parra, who will be a free agent after the season, is a versatile outfielder. He’s played 30 games in center field, 45 games in left field and 15 games in right field this season.
It won’t be easy to break the nine-year playoff drought, but Alderson gave his team a fighting chance this weekend. The “baseball maverick” delivered. It was about time. Here’s hoping he’s not done.
The Mets fan has been hearing the “wait until next year” mantra for so long that he has abandoned hope.
Michael Conforto is aware — how could he not be? — that his major league debut may come as early as Thursday.
They clearly need a bat, and while Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez are reportedly on New York’s radar, Ben Zobrist appears to be a more realistic option for the Amazin’s.
Might we see top prospect Michael Conforto in Queens this season? It’s certainly not out of the question.
What is the price of a blockbuster trade that will cure the anemia that is the Mets’ lineup? Better yet, should they even bother to try?
According to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, left fielder Justin Upton and center fielder Carlos Gomez are on the Mets’ radar.
Bring me up, coach. That was the message Sunday from the Mets’ top position prospect, Michael Conforto, to general manager Sandy Alderson.
Because Alderson has conservatively managed the Mets’ farm system, he has been able to keep floods at bay.
The ineptitude and the incompetence have reached new heights. The future is now, and Alderson is just watching it go by.