The For A Wild Unpredictable Major League Baseball Season Essay
Got to score early
As I said, both teams have outstanding pitching, if you get behind early good luck! I give the Mets the edge in the starting pitching aspect with Jacob Degrom, Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Stephen Matz. They 've carried the club and I don 't see this being any different; from the Royals perspective they must do anything they can to disrupt these young guys read them and rattle them maybe play more small ball and try to steal some bases early like they did in last years postseason.
However, if they are able to get a comfortable rhythm it could be a long series for the Kansas City Royals offense. Conversely the Mets are in the same situation facing a formidable starting rotation and a dominant bullpen that can shut down anybody at any time. Whichever team is able to score some early runs and take the pressure off will be the team to beat. These games will be nail bitters…