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The stats say the Mets offense is fine, it’s just been really, really unlucky, according to Mike Vorkunov.

The Mets have the third-worst batting average and the sixth-worst OBP, yet they rank second among all 30 teams in line drive percentage, while coming away with the fifth lowest batting average on balls in play >> Read more at the Star-Ledger.

David Wright is in the middle of a ‘bizarre slump,’ despite hitting line drives at the same pace he always has >> Read more at

Omar Minaya’s young players are what is saving Sandy Alderson, writes Joel Sherman >> Read more in the New York Post.

Matt Falkenbury looks back at how the Mets got their name in 1961 >> Read more at the Daily Stache.