New York MetsDownload App

A New York Mets Fan Laments Church's Success

Lastings MilledgeAnalyst INovember 16, 2016

Yes, Ryan Church is off to a very hot start this season for the New York Mets. Yes, he is hitting .316 with three home runs and has 19 RBI.

But I just cannot like him.

As a huge Lastings Milledge fan, I was heartbroken when they traded him away for what seemed like nothing. Brian Schneider has been great with the rotation, though rarely healthy.

And I admit that Church has been tearing it up so far.

But it is so soon after the trade and so early in the season. I am uncomfortable rooting for the guy that caused my favorite player to be traded away.

I still want the Mets to win, but I secretly root for Church to fail. I don’t know why. but I just can not find a way to stop disliking Church. I still feel like in the end it will turn out that the Mets got the raw end of the trade.

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Download
Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BleacherReport.com is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices