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Happy July 6. The Mets were supposed to be long removed from the NL East conversation by now, weren’t they?
All winter I insisted that a healthy Johan Santana would redefine the Mets. Well, I was right — and I was wrong.
Predictions that Howard would return to the lineup in late spring, and then before June, have been blown away, and it appears he still has a ways to go.
Ultimately, this is a team that has a very small margin for error, and they have committed way too many errors to survive.
During a week when they had a chance to move into sole possession first place in the National League East, the Mets’ defense has let them down.
This was supposed to be a rebuilding year; a season in which the Mets were going to be doormats of the National League East.
As this team celebrated with Johan Santana on the mound, it occurred to me that it might not be the last mound celebration we see here this year. Getting their first no-hitter might just be the tip of the iceberg.
Well, actually 51, but who’s counting. Everywhere you turn, people mention how surprised they are that the Mets have kept themselves in the NL East conversation.
Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.
If the first 50 games are any indication, this might be a season to remember.
The Mets have again peered over the ledge of their season and pulled themselves away from the craggy route to the bottom.
Frank Francisco was tossed in the Mets’ Sunday afternoon loss and could possibly face a suspension for his altercation with umpire Todd Tichenor.
The Mets’ bullpen imploded in sensational fashion as the Marlins won 8-4 on a Giancarlo Stanton walk-off home run.