Mets 38-23 after 61 games
Alay Soler is likely not this brilliant — although he could be quite awesome — and the ‘roid-panicked Diamondbacks are likely not this bad. But somewhere betwixt the two, the confluence of events led to a delicious 5-0 Mets victory on Saturday night. The right-hander was excelente in becoming the second Cuban defector to go the distance for the Mets in three nights and thus lowering the Amazin’s magic number to just …
That’s over the Phillies, who were come-from-behind winners over the Nats. The Mets’ 38 wins trail only the Tigers for most in the Major Leagues.
With 38 wins after 61 played, the Mets are on pace to win roughly 101 games over the course of a 162-game season.