The Mets Are on Track for a Surprise Snoo

Francisco Lindor #12 of the New York Mets hits an RBI single against the Colorado Rockies in the sixth inning at Coors Field on May 22, 2022 in Denver, Colorado.
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New York Mets He has the fourth-best record in baseball, and second in the National League at 51–31.

They’ve been amazingly surprising, especially because most of their success has come without jacob degrom And Max Scherzer,

Instead of being a single star whose play is above the rest, as with the New York Yankees Aaron JudgeThe Mets enjoy a collection of above-average hitters and pitchers.

starling mart, Mark Kanha, Francis Lindo, Pete Alonso, Brandon Nimmo, Jeff McNillaAnd louis guillorme Everyone has so far performed like above average attacking players.

The same can be said about pitching. taijuan walkerShazer, Chris Bassito, edwin diazoo, David Peterson, Adam Piccolo, Seth Lugoand others.

The Mets starting the All-Star Game probably won’t have a position player

As a result of an all-around balanced game, the Mets are in danger of making a no-start in the National League squad for the July 19 All-Star Game.

“If voting for the All-Star finalist ends today, the Mets will have no start on the NL team, according to ballot percentages released by the league. Pete Alonso Trails Paul Goldschmidt By a huge margin, while Starling Marte is behind Mookie Bates And jock pedersonMLB.com beat writer for Mets Anthony DiComo.

Goldschmidt, in all fairness, deserves to be the starting first baseman in the National League.

As for Marte, he has been excellent, but Bates and Pedersen have probably been better.

In any case, they should have some pitchers making the game, but surprisingly, none of their offensive players are currently planning to start.

It’s an odd situation, but that’s exactly what happens with MLB’s current voting system.

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