Originally written April 13, 2012 on Mets360.com:
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After David Wright went down with a broken pinky on Monday against the Nationals, the Mets lost two games in a row after winning their first four games. They had a much needed day off yesterday to collect themselves and to get some rest. Now the head to Philadelphia to take on the Phillies for a three series. The 3-3 Phillies are a different team this year compared to years past. This isn’t the same dominating team that was by far the best team in the National League anymore. They are a team with a very strong pitching staff… and that’s about it. While the Phillies pitching staff is still the best in baseball, they have a lot of holes in their team. Without Chase Utley and Ryan Howard in the line-up, the offense is the weakest part of the team, which is a strange thing to think considering how dominating it was just a couple years ago. As a Mets fan I look at their line-up and I’m not concerned at all. The Mets line-up can out hit the Phillies line-up, pretty easily if I may add. Th...
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