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Mets playing well ... maybe too well

Hovering around .500 and a wild-card run in reach, it may be hard to blow up the team

Updated: June 17, 2011, 3:09 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

ATLANTA -- Two hours before the first pitch Thursday at Turner Field, as the New York Mets awaited an opportunity to sweep the Atlanta Braves, manager Terry Collins was continuing his efforts to bond with his players. Collins huddled with Jose Reyes at the shortstop's locker, watching Reyes show off his reggaeton singing on a professional-quality video.

Hours later, after closer Francisco Rodriguez had blown his first save since Opening Day against Florida, snapping a string of 19 straight ...

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