On the surface, the New York Mets slipped in 2016. While they still made the playoffs, the Mets were losers in the Wild Card game a year after representing the National League in the World Series, and dropped from 90 wins in 2015 to 87 in 2016. The Mets haven't won the World Series since 1986 but other than the Washington Nationals, they face no legitimate competition in the NL East, and it won't be surprising to see them back in the postseason and gunning for the Fall Classic for years to come.
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Headlined by an All-Star pitching rotation in Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, Zack Wheeler and Steven Matz and a surprising amount of hitting depth in veterans David Wright, Curtis Granderson and Yoenis Cespedes, the Mets can win on any given day.
The New York Mets season schedule is listed below and is one of the powerhouse clubs in the National League, the Mets will prove a tough out at home or on the road.
One worry has to be how well their starting rotation will hold up over the course of the 162-game grind. Four of the Mets' five starters came into 2016 off arm surgery and the one who didn't, ace Noah Syndergaard, suffered an injury early into the season.
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One aspect to watch with the Mets this season will be how closer Jeurys Familia responds after sitting out a 15-game Major League Baseball suspension due to a domestic abuse incident. Famila is a key cog in the Mets' machine and would be a significant setback if he can't fill his typical role.
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Despite winning fewer games and losing in the first round of the playoffs last season, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson gave his team a vote of confidence by declining to make one major trade or significant free agent addition during the off-season.
With seven of their eight every day players 30 years of age or older, including Curtis Granderson, trying to become the first regular center fielder of a playoff team age 36 since Jim Edmonds with the 2006 St. Louis Cardinals, it's definitely now or never for the Mets in terms of going for it and making a playoff run.
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