Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 7/12/12
Well here we are. At the midway point of the season, our beloved New York Mets are exceeding expectations and are currently six games over .500 and in contention for the playoffs. For the Mets to be where they are at this point, a lot has gone right so far with many players unexpectedly chipping in, while others have gone way beyond the call of duty. So, with that said, here is your 2012 New York Mets’ first-half report card. Josh Thole: C- While Thole has been solid and done a good job behind the plate when Dickey pitches, Thole has not performed up to expectations while also battling concussion issues. Mike Nickeas: D Nickeas’ bread and butter is his defense and when you have been less than stellar behind the plate and you combine that with his pathetic offensive game, well there is a good reason for his low grade. Ike Davis: C In Davis’ first half, it was more like a tale of two halves. Davis was awful for the better part of two months and if it wasn’t for his torrid June and ear...
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