Mets face Phils as rivalry renews

METS CHAT: Game #4 at Phillies

Any Mets’ fan will tell you their team’s biggest rival is Philadelphia and not the Yankees. Afterall, it is the Phillies the Mets compete against for the NL East and not the Yankees, who occupy two of their weekends.

When the Mets coughed up the lead in 2007 and 2008, it was the Phillies who were the beneficiaries, including winning the World Series the latter season. But, truth be told, the rivalry has played out more in the papers and fans than on the field, where the Phillies have been the real team to beat.

It will be interesting to see how the Mets stack up to the Phillies this season. They are the odds-on favorite to win the division while the Mets have been picked for the basement in several circles.

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5 thoughts on “Mets face Phils as rivalry renews

  1. I’ll enjoy this as long as I can. Not sure how long that will be. Nice going by Cy(hris) Young.

  2. Yes this is a different mets team and ethic. it is showing in the wins and types of wins.
    If they keep this up.. just maybe,..
    ;-)

    Lets Go Mets!