Before the season the Mets had some substantial concerns:
David Wright – Could he be the star he used to be?
Ruben Tejada – Could he replace Jose Reyes and could the Mets survive the loss?
Lucas Duda – Could he handle right field?
Jason Bay – Would he ever hit as a Met?
Daniel Murphy – Can he be an everyday 2B?
Met Outfield – Could the Mets make it with Andres Torres, Jason Bay and Lucas Duda? Would Kirk Nieuwenhuis or Matt Den Dekker need to step up?
Johan Santana – Could he still be an Ace pitcher?
Jon Niese – Would he make the next step?
Bullpen – How would these new pieces perform?
Dillon Gee – Was he a flash in the pan?
Oh yeah… Ike Davis – He was hurt… but he’ll be fine.
Raise your hand if you thought that Ike Davis was a substantial concern for the Mets going into the season. Or… are you like me and penciled him blithely into the #3 or #4 spot in your lineup and projected 30 HRs? This season: David Wright has been a star (maybe not the most powerful