Monday, September 14, 2009
Lack of Moment
Tomorrow is the MLS roster freeze date, meaning it's the last day for the Wizards to sign a player. While a move seems unlikely, one has to wonder if that should be the case. The Wizards are still outside the playoffs and while they've won two of their last three on the road, they are still a long shot to get back into the playoffs. With that in mind, why haven't the Wizards looked to bring in another player that can contribute immediately. Over the course of this season, the Wizards have made the fewest moves of any MLS team this season, bringing in Zoltan Hercegfalvi while waiving Nelson Pizarro much earlier in the season. Most other teams, including those still struggling to make the playoffs have made roster moves to try and improve their team. While not all roster moves always work out, they are at least trying different things. The Wizards pinned their "acquisition" hopes on players returning from injury and so far Adam Cristman and Chance Myers haven't really delivered on the field. I'm not saying to make a deal just to make one, but finding some way to improve the team, especially with the lack of finishing overall from the team. It's disappointing that (at least publicly) there has been no attempt to work to improve this team on the field.