3 Mets overreactions from April you're not wrong to feel

You're not wrong if your heart tells you the Mets should make any of these three overreactive moves.
Apr 16, 2024; New York City, New York, USA; New York Mets third baseman Joey Wendle (13) watches his
Apr 16, 2024; New York City, New York, USA; New York Mets third baseman Joey Wendle (13) watches his / Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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2) Mets overreaction you're not wrong to feel: Christian Scott needs to be called up

The starting pitching for the Mets hasn’t been as atrocious as some advertised it to be. They started off great, had a stretch in the middle of the month where they weren’t, and are now back to being the lifeblood of the ball club. The lone exception, Adrian Houser, should be looking over his shoulder. He is replaceable and the guy many want to see in his place is prospect Christian Scott.

Now in Triple-A, the organization’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year for 2023 has been fantastic outside of allowing more than a home run per game. It’s a minor problem that can explode with fury in the majors when up against major league hitters.

You’re not wrong for this overreaction. The Mets can’t keep running Houser out there every few days to give them the low-quality outings he has thus far. It’s only an overreaction because the Mets have yet to even run through the starting pitching depth. Tylor Megill and David Peterson are currently rehabbing to provide some reprieve in case they do pull the plug on the former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher.

Scott replacing Houser would be a bit of an extreme move at the moment. Only 5 starts into his Triple-A career after a dozen in Double-A last season, his performance has been promising yet not exactly on-par with what the team will need. Scott, who turns 25 in June, hasn’t had the chance to pile up innings as a professional. His 87.2 last year is the most and he’s already at 25.1.

These games right now count just as much as the ones in September. Given the choice, I’d rather have him available when the Mets truly need this guy and not when they have many other candidates.