14 Reasons You Need To Root For The Mets In The World Series
MEET THE METS,MEET THE METS,Step right up and greet the Mets!
The last time the Mets won the World Series was in 1986 by beating the Boston Red Sox on the infamous Bill Buckner error
The hilarious and amazing Instagram account @WeFollowLucasDuda
The Instagram account, which is run by fellow Mets Curtis Granderson and Danny Muno, is set up to do one thing: follow around Lucas Duda.
On 5/12/15 the Mets youngster, Noah Syndergaard, goes 5 and 1/3 innings in his electric major league debut
Wilmer Flores rode the emotional roller coaster on 7/29. After getting word that he had been traded, Flores (who has only played for the Mets) broke down crying on the field. However, the trade was later nixed due to injuries. Two nights later, Flores hit a walk off home run to give the Mets a captivating win over the Nationals!
On 7/31 Mets GM, Sandy Alderson, made a daring trade with the Tigers by bringing over Yoenis Cespedes. Cespedes has proven to be an awesome acquisition for the Mets as he has been on FIRE since being acquired.
On 8/24, in his first at bat off the DL, Mets 3B David Wright hit a moon shot of a solo home run giving the Mets a nice momentum boost to carry them down the stretch.
The streaking Mets completed a September sweep of the Nationals giving themselves a MASSIVE (and essentially insurmountable) 7 game lead in the division
The Mets clinched their first division title since 2006 on 9/26 by pummeling the Reds in Cincinnati. The team celebrated with a champagne fueled bash in the locker room following the game
During the National League Division Series (NLDS), Chase Utley, while breaking up a double play (on what many argue was a dirty slide) collided with Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, breaking his leg and knocking him out of the playoffs. The play earned Utley a 2 game suspension.
Angered by Chase Utley's controversial slide, the Mets fought back and took game 3 of the NLDS, giving themselves a 2-1 lead in the best of five series
While the Mets lost game 4 of the NLDS, Daniel Murphy belted out a monsterous home run, beginning what would become a vital, record setting, 6-game post-season home run streak
In a hard fought game, the Mets beat the Dodgers in game 5 of the NLDS, giving them their first National League Championship Series (NLCS) birth since 2006
The Mets swept the hapless Chicago Cubs (4-0) in the NLCS to get to the World Series for the first time since 1986!
And, of course, the biggest reason to root for the Mets has to be their mascot, the one and only, Mr. Met
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