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The New York Mets: 40 Game Review

SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 16:  Manager Jerry Manuel #53 of the New York Mets sits in the dugout during their game against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on May 16, 2009 in San Francisco, California.  The Mets won 9-6.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Richard MarshSenior Analyst IJanuary 4, 2017

As early as April 10, the Mets' faithful were already starting to pull their collective hair out. It was hoped for and expected that the Mets would get out of the box quickly so they would be right in the hunt immediately and the sting of 2008 could be left in it's wake.

I wrote an article then telling Mets fans to relax it's a long season and we would have a better chance for evaluating them after 40 games or just about one-fourth of the season. I even had a poll to see how many wins the Mets would have after 40 games. Here it is.

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