New York Mets: 7 Reasons the Season Went Wrong

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New York Mets: 7 Reasons the Season Went Wrong
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For most Mets fans, it seems like 2006 was a lot longer than five years ago. We've had to deal with two torturous collapses, a midnight firing, two new managers and a new general manager. 

This will be the fifth-straight playoff-less season in Queens, and the third-straight losing season for the Amazins. 

Although the expectations were low in April, the Mets were within playoff contention until August. They did that while enduring injuries and numerous other issues, but reality eventually caught up with them. 

Here are seven reasons this season went wrong for the New York Mets.

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