Getting healthy isn't cure-all for Mets

Wingmen for Johan, swingmen with pop could set up better outlook for '10

Updated: April 1, 2010, 11:47 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The signs posted throughout the Mets' spring training clubhouse read "Prevention & Recovery."

And while that rallying cry led to some raised eyebrows among players who would prefer something more inspirational -- say, "Play Like a Champion" -- a slogan based on staying healthy is appropriate for the Amazin's. After all, Mets players spent 1,331 days on the disabled list in 2009, trailing only the Padres' 1,353 days for the major league lead, according to the ...

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