Archive for April 24th, 2009

Should We Be Concerned?

April 24, 2009

Mets manager Jerry Manuel made sure to choose his words carefully while responding to questions regarding the sullen state of his pitching staff, particularly, the starters. It’s no secret that four fifths of the Mets rotation has not held up its end of the bargain.

Nonetheless, the Mets return home to open up a three-game series against the Washington Nationals, who have yet to win a road game. With the Mets having lost their last four games, something’s got to give. Left-hander Johan Santana, the one starter who is in no need of adjustment, will be made to play the role of stopper once again.