You lose Matt Harvey and David Wright to injuries and you trade away Marlon Byrd and this is what ESPN is left with to promote your team for Sunday Night Baseball:
— Chase Hughes (@chasehughesCSN) August 28, 2013
Still, it’ll be a good game because it’s baseball and baseball is almost always a good game. There are so many variables which go into it that star power is not a necessary component of it. That’s what people who always wonder why MLB isn’t marketed like the NBA or whatever.
The Mets, while certainly not a good team at the moment, are capable of beating anyone on any given night because that’s just how baseball rolls. Even if Eric Young, Jr. is your biggest name.