Mets manager Buck Showalter discusses the prospect of the Braves winning the NL East
The manager of the New York Mets, Buck Showalter, acknowledged the prospect of the Atlanta Braves winning the NL East division, and he accepted responsibility.
The Atlanta Braves, the defending World Series champions, have a good chance of defeating the New York Mets in the NL East division.
It’s there for us, the Mets manager Buck Showalter said when discussing the topic. We have access to everything. We have control over it.
If we didn’t, it would be frustrating. It’s the same old subject we’ve been discussing all year. It goes by the name “Play Better.”
He accepted responsibility for the reality that the squad must succeed, especially after consistently ranking among the league’s top teams this season.
To unseat the defending champions, though, the Mets must continue to play at their peak level throughout the remainder of the season.
The Mets must make use of their potential in order to succeed
The Mets are one of the league’s most well-rounded teams, and unless they utterly collapse in the last weeks of the regular season, they are nearly certain to advance to the postseason.
The Mets have the greatest predicted winning percentage (16.7%) and the highest probability of making the playoffs (100%) of any team, according to FanGraphs.
With a strong rotation and a number of good players, New York is particularly strong now that ace Jacob deGrom has returned after a break of just over a year.
Making the playoffs this season would be a significant accomplishment for New York, which has missed the playoffs for the previous five seasons in a row.
In addition, they have only ever won two World Series; the most recent was in 1986. Both times they participated in the World Series—2000 and 2015—they came up short.
If the Mets manage to win another World Set season, this will undoubtedly be an interesting series of events, but it is up to them to perform to the standards.