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The Mets were widely projected to finish last in the NL East this season, mostly due to their young and rebuilding team, plus their inconsistent starting pitching. However, the Mets have now gotten off to a 6-3 start, but it could be that the Mets are overachieving and could start to fall apart within one or two months. Regardless, this does not mean that every player on the entire team will have a poor individual season.
Offensively, David Wright, Ike Davis and Lucas Duda are all widely projected to hit over 30 home runs and drive in over 110 RBI apiece. If all three stay healthy, there will be absolutely nothing stopping them from reaching those numbers. All three are likely to make the National League All-Star team as well, with Wright and Davis both having particularly great chances at being elected to start through the fan voting.
Furthermore, if Jason Bay ever starts to resurrect his career, it will only give Mets fans another reason to watch the team play. Finally, rookie center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been playing very well after being called up prior to the second game due to Andres Torres' calf injury, and there is every reason to believe that Nieuwenhuis will be in the mix for the NL Rookie of the Year award. If he keeps playing as well as he has so far, he should, without question, finish at least second or third in the vote, and he will have a great shot at winning it, too.
On the pitching side, it's always fun to watch Johan Santana pitch, as long as he is healthy. R.A. Dickey and his knuckle ball can be fascinating to view as well, and there is every chance that he could have an even better season this year. But the one Mets pitcher to watch this year will be Jon Niese. If he keeps pitching the way he has in his first two starts, he will win over 15 games, make the NL All-Star team and become one of the most promising southpaws in the league.
This might not be the year for the Mets to contend for the postseason, but at least four of their starting fielders and two of their starting pitchers are all very likely to have great seasons. This of course means that the loyal fans will keep watching and going to the games, just to see their favorite Mets All-Stars perform.