Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 5/31/13
Is this a mirage, are we actually witnessing something special happening with this Mets team. Have they woken up from their hibernation? We know not to expect anything special with this group this season, but what just happened this week, is somewhat confusing. Did it take for the Yankees to come into town for the Mets to finally start playing winning baseball? Was it the aura of the subway series that brought out the best in the team? Or have the Mets been trying to break out of this slump all season and it just took the Yankees invading their home for them to realize just how important and fun it would be to start winning again. Two players this week have had their jobs on the line dependent on how they play, one being Ike Davis and the other Ruben Tejada. Ike has bought himself some time and Tejada basically saved a demotion by going on the DL. We know that was not done purposely, but it has bought him sometime to think about his recent play. The rest of the team didn’t go out an...
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