Yesterday was a tough loss, but Baseball is a weird game. This is an article from three weeks ago explaining why you should enjoy watching the 2016 Mets.
If you had tapped Terry Collins on the shoulder in Spring Training and told him how it would play out, he surely never would have guessed that his Mets would still be nicely position to return to the postseason on Labor Day.
To revisit: The Mets do not have David Wright, Matt Harvey, Steven Matz, Jacob deGrom, Neil Walker, Lucas Duda or Juan Lagares.
They will not have Wright, Harvey or Walker again this season. As for the others, stay tuned. Matz (shoulder) is the only one of the group not on the Disabled List.
The Mets have used 45 players, including 10 starting pitchers. Collins has started eight different third basemen, eight left fielders.
Yoenis Cespedes missed two weeks in August with a leg injury and is playing despite it down the stretch.
Every team knows injuries are part of the game, part of the process of preparing. That’s why…
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