Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/16/14
After yesterday’s loss to the Astros, the Mets have not won in their last nine Grapefruit League games. At 3-11, they have the worst spring record in the majors. On the bright side, with no game scheduled for today, there’s no chance that they can extend their winless streak to ten. This is certainly not the start manager Terry Collins was looking for, I can tell you that. And no matter how much Collins and the players try to downplay it by saying the games don’t matter, it is what it is. All 29 other MLB teams have more wins than the Mets this spring. That and the small fact that the Mets are playing at a level consistent with what most experts have them pegged for in 2012 anyway – last place. Don’t kid yourselves… deep down inside, Collins is feeling the pressure. So do the players. If the games didn’t matter, they wouldn’t smile and high–five each other after a win, or head to the clubhouse with their heads hung low as the Mets have after their last few losses. I didn’t see Colli...
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