Let's look at the numbers:
- The Mets started the season with a 5-13 record
- Since then the Mets are 53-44. That's 9 games over .500
- If the Mets had just played .500 ball for those first 18 games, their record would now be 62-53.
- That would put them in second place in the Wild Card at 4.5 games out.
That would be with losing 5 games in a row last week and all the injuries and chaos that perpetually surrounds this team. Of course there still is a month and half left in the season and the Mets could still fall completely apart but so far April has ruined the 2011 Mets.
Oh and a sub .500 record at home doesn't help much either.