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Mets are finally finding their level

It's time to stop pretending -- this is an entertaining, battling, .500 team and that's it

Updated: July 29, 2010, 10:15 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The answer that will save the New York Mets' season isn't anything that a middling deal by Saturday's trade deadline will fix. If anything, the sooner the Mets realize no cavalry is about to come riding over the ridge to save them -- no Roy Oswalt or Prince Fielder or Wally Backman vaulting all the way up from Brooklyn to light a fire by tossing over the clubhouse buffet the first day he replaces Jerry Manuel -- the better off the Mets will be.

The only thing that's going to ...

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