NEW YORK -- The New York Mets entered the second half with a supposedly soft remaining schedule. They had yet to see the Arizona Diamondbacks. They had yet to see the Pittsburgh Pirates. They had yet to see the Houston Astros.
Two weeks later, how's that working out?
Four times the Mets have faced the Diamondbacks since the All-Star break.
Four times the Mets have lost.
That includes Friday's 9-6 defeat at Citi Field, during which left-handed ...