At the beginning of the season, April 4th to be exact, I shared something with you that is contrary to what most bloggers believe:
“A message to new readers of this blog:
I am not a believer of forcing the issue, in terms of providing content for this blog that is. I do enjoy the stolen base and the squeeze bunt however.
Although I have been writing quite frequently lately, there will be times when that is not the case. You see, I believe in quality not quantity. The quality part is a matter of debate for some of you I’m sure.
There are a number of great Mets Blogs out in the blogosphere which helps makes this team fun to follow. There are also a number of them out there that aren’t so great. One reason for this, in my humble opinion, is some people tend to force the issue and post content just for the sake of posting content.”- Me
I share this because I wanted to let you know that we’re still here, and still watching. There hasn’t been much that has inspired us to write. New developments and interesting subject matter have been hard to come by.
There are three reasons for this:
- The Mets are not in playoff contention and haven’t been for quite some time.
- The trading deadline has come and gone.
- Due to injuries, we are quite familiar with the Mets’ young talent. In reality, their September call-ups found themselves on the MLB roster in April and June.
Just like you, we are keeping a close eye on the following situations :
- The Jose Batting Title Chase: I am a bit surprised that this hasn’t received more attention. After all, the Mets have never had a batting champion. I realize it may be counter productive, but I am pulling for Jose. I don’t care that it adds value to his side of the negotiating table. I want it to happen.
- Is Lucas Duda A Full Time Solution In The Outfield?
- The Bench Mix: Tejada, Murhpy, and Turner have all played well this season. Now Nick Evans is showing his stuff for his homies as well.
- Pitching Woes: The weak link that needs the most attention on this team. Who stays? Who goes?
I guess we could share our thoughts on the topics above each day. The problem with that is, I for one, am taking this time to observe. I haven’t made up my mind on what I think should happen and I want to play the season out before I start weighing in.
So never fear friends, we haven’t left you. As exciting as Scott Hairston’s strained oblique is, it doesn’t make the cut. Once things get a little more juicy, you’ll hear from us more frequently.
Until then, stay thirsty my friends.