While, of course, you should take this with a huge grain of salt, but so far the Mets are putting some fears to bed that they are some sort of power-sapped bunch. We’ve been led to believe that the only way for the Mets to be successful is to to manufacture runs.
Of course the sample size is extremely small, but the Mets have walloped four home runs-which have accounted for 10 of the 19 runs they have scored- thus far in the two wins they collected against the Padres. Collin Cowgill, Lucas Duda, Ike Davis and John Buck have all put some good swings on the ball this week and in the process they are entertaining the masses at Citi Field.
Good times indeed.
Wait, we have been here before-although not with the prodigious pop. If you recall, we are all so giddy when our beloved Mets swept the Braves at home in the first week of action last year en route to starting the season 4-0. We all thought things were perhaps on the upswing, only to have our dreams crushed in the second half of th...