The way the Mets, who beat the Phillies 2-0 yesterday , are talking, they might be printing tickets soon for the 2015 playoffs. They are not as brazen as Bryce Harper, the young Washington Nationals slugger, who said this spring that when the team signed pitcher Max Scherzer, his reaction was, “Where’s my ring?” But the Mets will clearly be shocked if they do not end their streak of six losing seasons.

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