Welcome to UnforMETable, a new show from Amazin’ Avenue that looks back on less heralded, more obscure, but quintessential Mets players from the past
This week, Rob Wolff travels back to the early 2000s, when a utility infielder named Marco Scutaro came into the Mets organization and made his MLB debut as an unheralded 26 year-old rookie.
While his time as a Met may have made Scutaro seem that he would be as unmemorable as he apparently was to Bobby Valentine upon their introductions at his callup, Scutaro set a trail for a tradition that would be notably continued by Justin Turner and Daniel Murphy—middle infielders who thrived after the Mets had given up on them.
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