What the Mets need to do to compete is easy. First, they need to get healthy, and second, they need to fulfill their potential. Carlos Beltran and Jose Reyes have both been healthy and productive this season. Additionally, Justin Turner and Daniel Murphy have contributed as productive players.
But, the following players are needed for the Mets to continue to improve throughout the season and to erase their last playoff memory: Carlos Beltran staring at that Adam Wainwright hook.