The Mets got out of the gate with guns blazing to start the season, but were shooting blanks by the time they got on the first stage coach out of town and heading for Philly. Luckily, we did manage to learn a few things along the way.
Any success that comes out of this season will hinge on our ace Johan Santana. If he can put it together and become a steadying force at the front of the rotation, the Mets will play meaningful games in September. So far the early results are astonishing. 10 innings pitched with a 0.90 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, only 7 hits allowed and 13 strikeouts… Are you kidding me? He’s back people, don’t mess with the Johan.
I pointed this out yesterday on Twitter, but ummm… Mets with David Wright in the lineup 4-0, Mets without David Wright in the lineup 0-2. I’m just saying….
Speaking of captains (calm down, Alex and Bayonne), how about Captain Kirk? There’s some promise here for sure, but once Andres Torres gets back, Nieuwenhuis will need to go back to Buffalo for a li...