Call me crazy, but at some point a long disappointing season can wear even a die hard fan down. As
I did the math in my head.. It is Wheeler Day, and I'm yet to see either he or d'Arnaud play in-person. Not only that, but I'd be close enough for Terry Collins to hear my arm chair coaching criticisms. I'd also be close enough to snag (and then promptly hand over) a ball destined for a young fan. But still, for $100 per seat?
This would certainly be a no brainer in Queens, but in DC you can snag very good seats from the Nationals directly for as little as $20. It becomes tough to justify dropping another $160, plus food and beverage, plus parking and transportation, when there just isn't anyone I have to see up close. Maybe that makes me a terrible fan in the eyes of some, but without Harvey or Wright there simply isn't much must see talent for the Metropolitans right now.
This is something the Mets should, and I expect will, address this winter. It's also only fair to note that there is plenty of star potential in many of the youngsters on the roster now, who are only starting to mold their raw talent into major league form. But for now, with nothing to play for but pride and the best players the Mets have to offer on the disabled list, this is one Mets die hard who will save his pennies for a better day, because right now.. the Effing Mets just aren't worth it.
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