DAY TO DAY OR DEAD?
Angel Pagan had to the leave the game today against Detroit due to a sore lower back but claims it's not serious. Really?! For any other team in major league baseball I may buy this as no big deal, but in Met terms it always translates into done for the year. Jose Reyes, Jason Bay, J.J. Putz, F-Mart, Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes, Johan Santana, F-Mart, Ryan Church, any pitcher, Luis Castillo, F-Mart, Jose Reyes and myriad other players that had injuries that the Mets' crack pot medical staff said was "no big deal" or "day to day" that turned into season ending injuries or injuries that caused players to miss huge chunks of a season. This either proves the Mets have the worst medical staff in the history of professional sports OR the front office is riddled with liars. I think it's a combo of both. With the medical staffs propensity to throw guys with brain injuries on cross country flights and certain members of ownership expecting us to believe that an 18% return on an investment is normal and that they bank rolled all available funds, the team, the new stadium and numerous charities into this great "opportunity" while telling friends, family and random acquaintances they should put every dime they have in this puppy without question, but had no idea there was anything fishy about it at all, and they are the victims?! Sure, and I'm the Easter Bunny. They are the devil, the dark lord and Darth Vader all rolled in to one, and we will be lucky if Angel can walk by the end of May.