Hours after the Trade Deadline came and went and Mets officials finished spinning their strategy as a way to stay relevant in 2019, the Mets stepped back between the lines to face the hard part. This may well be a much-improved team. But to make an improbable run to the postseason, they will need to achieve near-perfection.
Jacob deGrom was up to the task on Wednesday night, striking out 11 over seven dominant innings, and the Mets gave him a late lift when Todd Frazier singled home the go-ahead run during a ninth-inning rally in the Mets’ 4-2 win over the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. It was the Mets’ sixth consecutive victory