Never have I seen a team as cursed as this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Mets. DonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t get me wrong, theyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve brought it on themselves in certain ways, and GM Omar MinayaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s press conference where he called out a reporter will go down as one of the most notorious moments in New York sports history.
But itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s simply incredible to see a team completely decimated this way by injuries. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s sad to see during the first season at a new stadium. TheyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re resembling the early-90Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s version of this team in terms of the product they put on the field, but those teams werenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t ravaged by injuries as much as what we see here.
ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s almost like the movie Final Destination, where some sort of bad karma is picking off the Mets one by one. IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m not quite sure what they did to deserve this Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MinayaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s conference came after the majority of these injuries Ã¢â‚¬â€œ but God help me if I ever do the same.
To recap the grim details, here are the various appendages that have malfunctioned: