Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/24/12
Before the season started, I dismissed those who claimed the Mets could lose 100 games in 2012. But after getting swept in a four-game series at home by a beat-up Rockies team, I am no longer so sure. The Mets still need to win six games the rest of the way and at this point, I’m not sure they can do it. The GM quit on the team in July and the rest of the squad has followed suit. When last year’s season went down the drain, at least there was still something to be excited about in the finishes for Lucas Duda and Ruben Tejada. But there’s simply no reason to watch this team right now. Sure, most of the starting pitchers have interesting story lines but where is the fun in watching a Matt Harvey or Collin McHugh pitch their hearts out, only to be let down by either the offense or the bullpen and sometimes both? The team’s winning percentage in the second half is .282 –- which is 253 points lower than what it was in the first half. If this pace maintains the rest of the season, it
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