...fantastic analogy by Brad Bortone of Bugs and Cranks in this post. he compares the Mets current above .500 record and lingering Wild Card hopes to the times as a kid when you got to stay up late because your parents had guests over.
...with the K-Rod trade and the rough schedule that awaits, it appears as if the kids (a.k.a. Mets) are about to be out of the picture.
...i'm not sure if they'll be as much of a wholesale departure of players as we originally thought, but it appears as if Sandy Alderson is ready for a blue light special the minute the teams dips below .500.
...for those optimists...since a 5-13 start, the Mets have been 9 games over .500. they would need to replicate that play and then some to overcome the Braves.
...read Brad's full post at the link below:Bugs & Cranks » And so it begins…