Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/17/12
It’s all fun and games until the Mets find themselves a half a dozen games back in the division and fading. That’s certainly how it feels today as the Mets limp into DC with their season on the ropes. With six games against the NL East leading Washington Nationals over the next nine days, the Mets have to opportunity to claw their way back into the fight for the division, however it may be time to set our sights exclusively on the wild card. With 73 games to go that statement may seem unfair, but Mets fans may soon be faced with the reality that this current group of guys, despite their inspiring first half, simply don’t have what it takes this year. They need help..a lot of it..and fast! Bear in mind as you read on that this isn’t a panic post. The sky isn’t falling after a three game sweep at the hands of the second place Atlanta Braves and despite the fact that the Mets haven’t exited the all-star break on the tear everyone had hoped, this isn’t meant to be the season’s eulogy.  ...
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