Don’t Look For Help On The Bench

An article by posted on June 24, 2008

Is it possible for the Mets to go on a run when almost halfway through the season their bench has been a source of subpar play and performances that would cast doubt on any chance at a division title? What kind of relief can we expect from a bench that has a combined batting average of .215? Comic relief? 

If the Mets are going to make some moves before the trade deadline, they can start by adding some punch to a punchless bench. It’s no small wonder why Mets managers have been reluctant to give David Wright a day off this season. Look at your options… 






Marlon Anderson





Fernando Tatis





Trot Nixon





Endy Chavez





Damion Easley






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