The New York Mets‘ surprising start to the season was aided by their outstanding starting pitching. The starting pitching has taken a small step back, but not a large enough one that they are failing to keep the Mets in games. The problem — just like always — has been the lack of offense. The Mets need to begin finding some consistent offensive production or they will waste the excellent efforts being put forth by the likes of Dillon Gee and Jon Niese each time they take the mound.
Curtis Granderson, the Mets’ big free agent signing this offseason, has been a disappointment thus far this season. He has a hit in eight of the last 10 games he has started, four of which were multi-hit affairs, yet he is still batting a paltry .185 on the season. When you have a hole such as that right in the middle of the order, it is nearly impossible to get constant run production.
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