I was not expecting a playoff berth for the Mets this season, so the fact that they were in the race until the last couple weeks of the season was a bonus! Pitching was great, bullpen was spotty, Alonso was awesome, and with a little more consistency in the middle of the season, this would have been well beyond expectations!
9 players with double-digit HRs with Alonso's 53 and Comforto with 33
Decent average all around, but was inconsistent over the length of season.
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DeGrom with another Cy young worthy performance. Wheeler was solid and Syndergaard also had a good year, although not his best. This staff was still strong enough to
Spoiled too many great starts!
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Looking Ahead …
What needs to be done to improve next season?
Good young core. Need to keep the pitching staff together and build up the bullpen.
Will They Make the Playoffs Next Season?
They were close this season. So, it will heightened expectations for next season!