Thursday, August 11, 2016
The Mets are Falling Fast
Since I was home on staycation and it was very hot outside I decided to stay in and watch the Mets afternoon game. Oy Vey as they lost 9-0 to the Arizona Diamondbacks making it a loss of three games in a row to a poor team. The Mets have now dropped to .500 as they have now lost 11 out of 15 and 19 out of their last 29. I guess acquiring Jay Bruce was not the answer.
Most of the problem is the hitting as they can rarely build runs. They are relying too much on home runs. The pitching has to be impeccable for them to win. True, injuries have hurt them, but the teams does not have the same fire as they did last season at this time. The only way they can get into the playoffs is to get hot fast while the teams ahead of them falter. It seems unlikely,