Mets already feeling the pain in spring training, and that can only hurt them

The Mets didn’t even wait until the end of February to show how fragile they are. That tenuous relationship with health is the main stumbling block in their road back to the National League playoffs.

Half their infield is already down because Cheap Jerseys NBA Jerseys of spring training ailments. Third baseman David Wright is doubtful for opening day with an impingement in his throwing shoulder. First baseman Lucas Duda, who like Wright had back surgery last year, has received cortisone shots in both hips.

Cutler has thrown for 32,467 yards over his career with 208 touchdowns and 146 interceptions. He has 154 TD passes and 109 picks with the Bears, who are 51-51 in games started by Cutler.

The Bears had just one playoff appearance since acquiring Cutler, losing to the rival Packers in the 2010 NFC championship game. And some of Cutler’s worst games have been against Chicago’s arch rival.

Cutler has thrown 16 touchdown passes and 22 interceptions while completing just 56 percent of his passes in 13 career games against the Packers. The Bears have won just two of those games. The Packers, conversely have reached the playoffs in every season since Cutler joined the division, winning the NFC North five times and the Super Bowl after beating the Bears in that 2010 NFC title game.

The Bears tried last month to find a trade partner for Cutler, who signed a seven-year, $126 million contract following the 2012 season, but could not find any takers even though his $38 million in guaranteed money had already been paid.

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