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Carlos Delgado: What to Do WIth Him Out of the Lineup?

Published by on May 18, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

I think the Mets need to make a trade for a position player, even if they believe Carlos Delgado will successfully return in August.

The Mets are just asking too much of too many role players, and while it's working short term, in the long run, I believe they'll end up struggling.

The more the team relies on players who are in the twilight of their careers or part time players, the greater the chances that the law of diminished returns will kick in during the course of the long season.

Even if Delgado returns, it will not be anytime soon. I simply can't see Gary Sheffield and Fernando Tatis filling the void left by Delgado for an extended period of time.

Both players are solid bench/role players...

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