Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 2/11/12
Thanks to our reader Hank Johnson who sent us the link this post by Joe Lucia of The Outside Corner, who calls himself a dreamer and articulates the Mets’ path to the World Series in 2012. You wanted optimism, right? It’s all part of a series he’s doing for all 30 teams – you see, Joe’s actually a Braves fan which makes this story all the more interesting…. Going into 2012, the New York Mets were projected as one of the worst teams in baseball, following the loss of free agent shortstop and last season’s mid-year trades of closer Francisco Rodriguez and right fielder Carlos Beltran. Hell has frozen over, because today, the New York Mets are your World Champions of baseball. The Mets won the wild card in the National League, finishing second in the NL East behind the Phillies. The Mets got to where they were after every other team in the NL East collapsed, leading to New York sneaking in the back door and winning the wild card with 86 wins. The major sparkplug for New York was cent...
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