Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/23/12
After Tuesday’s night’s 6-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies, Terry Collins was steaming mad at the effort the Mets put forth and uttered what many of us were thinking when he said the following to reporters: “Perception is reality. And when you sit on the outside and you watch a game like tonight, perception is, ‘they’ve packed it in.’ I won’t stand for it. I believe in accountability. I believe in how you play the game right.” With each loss (with the Mets now dropping four in a row), the angst among Mets’ fans grows. It’s been another grueling season for Mets’ fans to endure. After opening the season without much fanfare, the Mets abundantly overachieved and were a feel-good story for most of the first half. On July 5, the Mets were 45-38 and in the thick of the playoff hunt. Then the All-Star break came. From there, all hell broke loose. The Mets dropped their first five games out of the break and they have never recovered since. Also compounding matters was the fact that the front ...
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