Expect the addition of closer Francisco Rodriguez to make the Mets a team that opponents love to loathe.
In the market for a starter and a closer, the Mets figure to be big spenders this offseason.
Last year it was the Phils' Jimmy Rollins. This year it's Carlos Beltran. The acquisition of ace Johan Santana has Beltran boldly ordaining the Mets as "the team to beat."
Now you see them, now you don't. In a matter of months, the Mets have gone from World Series hopefuls to afterthoughts.
With Tom Glavine's career with the Mets almost certainly over and the health of Pedro Martinez a question mark, New York will need to address its rotation heading into 2008.
If the tempest really has run its course, the remainder of the Mets' regular-season schedule looks like a layup.
Jose Reyes used to get himself out at the plate, but now the Mets' shortstop has become much more efficient at harassing opposing teams.
The Mets are counting on David Wright to be an offensive force and have a long run of stardom in New York.
The Dodgers send Greg Maddux to the mound for Game 3, hoping the 40-year-old right-hander's "plan" can stymie the Mets' offense.
The Mets continue to muddle along despite the fact that Pedro Martinez is having a dominant season.
Mets leadoff hitter Jose Reyes has pledged to raise his on-base percentage, but the results have yet to come, writes Bob Klapisch.
The Mets fell apart in a hurry on Sunday and their fielding woes proved to be costly, writes Bob Klapisch.
The 2004 Subway Series has a new twist: the first meeting on U.S. soil between Hideki and Kaz Matsui.
After a season of despair in 2003, Tom Glavine is back and at the top of his game for the Mets.
The Mets see signs of improvement from Kaz Matsui, but remain bewildered by the injury to Jose Reyes.
Tom Glavine and Al Leiter remain the key components to a potential Mets turnaround in 2004.