Kallet: Cubs Face Extreme Pressure To Finish The JobThey deserve tons of credit for ending the 71-year pennant curse, but finally ending the 108-year World Series drought is in an entirely different stratosphere.
Kallet: Mets' Wild Card Loss Makes 2015 World Series All The More InfuriatingWednesday night was brutal. Horrible. Painful. From start to finish, with every pitch and every at-bat, it was absolutely excruciating -- for many reasons beyond the obvious.
Kallet: Bumgarner Is A Monster, But Mets Will Find A WayThis is it. Win or go home. Or, in the Mets’ case, lose and stay home.
Kallet: Sorrowful Night In Miami Might Have Been What Everyone NeededThe Marlins beat the Mets on a night when the final score won’t be remembered, but everything else will be.
Kallet: Mets Desperately Need Matz, Bruce To Get Their Acts In GearAs the regular season winds down, the Mets' playoff fate may very well come down to two players: Steven Matz and Jay Bruce.
Kallet: Mets Getting Healthier And Have Schedule To Die For Down StretchAfter their series against the Nationals concludes, the Mets will have 16 regular season games left, all against sub-.500 teams.
Kallet: Dissecting The Good And Bad As Mets Enter Stretch RunAs the Mets’ pursuit of a National League wild-card berth continues, here are 10 positive thoughts and 10 negative thoughts about the state of the club right now, in no particular order.
Kallet: Mets Might Have Something With Right-Hander LugoBefore the season, the Mets’ starting rotation was pegged by many as the best in baseball, if not one of the best of the last decade. Slowly but surely, however, the staff began to deteriorate.
Kallet: Mets Are Simply Stringing Their Fans Along, Delaying The InevitableIt’s agonizing to be a Mets fan right now. There’s just no other way to put it.
Kallet: Mets Need To Take Advantage Of Gifts They're About To ReceiveThe Mets, despite playing mediocre baseball for the vast majority of the 2016 season, are still, somehow, in contention for the final postseason spot.
Kallet: Bruce Will Help Mets, But Without Healthy Cespedes They're ToastBruce will slot in nicely behind Yoenis Cespedes in the cleanup spot, providing the Cuban slugger some much-needed protection.
Kallet: Regardless Of Imposing Price Tags, Mets Desperately Need A BatThe recent buzz about the Mets being interested in Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy has died, but that doesn't change the fact that New York needs help on offense.