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It’s the world championship or angry mob after adding korea

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The New York Mets have been the story of the off-season, spending money at a ridiculous clip to get a top-notch talent like Carlos Correa. Now the Mets have to do the hard thing… win the World Series.

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Perhaps it’s fitting that Spider-Man hails from Queens. The famous line of “great power comes with great responsibility” was not only solid advice given to Peter Parker, but also wisdom that should be on the minds of the New York Mets throughout the upcoming season.

Mets owner Steve Cohen set the bar high in the offseason thanks to a historic spending spree that culminated in The amazing addition of Carlos Correa to an already stacked lineup. Whether adding talent from outside the organization (Carlos Correa, Justin Verlander, Kodai Senga, etc.) Build a list.

On paper, it’s great fodder for those of us who cover baseball, and it’s motivation for every Mets fan to count the days until New York opens the season on March 30 in South Florida against the Miami Marlins. But it’s also a season long run between March 30 and October 1, which is when the Mets close out the regular season at home against the Philadelphia Phillies, a rival in the NL East who also this season offloaded the highly regarded Trea Turner. What happens in that six-month span will determine not only whether the Mets can knock the Atlanta Braves off the top of the division (something they come Painfully close to doing it in 2022, but it failed), but also what kind of strength this team will be in the post-season… if the Mets actually pull it off.

And yes, that is a possibility. This team with so much talent could collapse under that weight. It is highly unlikely, but not impossible. If this were to happen, New York tabloids and sports talk shows would have content for months to come.

It’s the World Series or a bust for the New York Mets signed by Carlos Correa

But can the content and heated action happen even if the Mets make it to the postseason but fall short of their goal of winning the franchise’s first World Series since 1986? After all, with great strength (and a record-setting payroll) comes great responsibility (winning the Fall Classic). Anything less than that would make 2023 a failure for the Mets. It’s harsh, but true.

If we hop in a time machine and travel a year into the future and read about the Mets entering 2024 as reigning World Series champions, Cohen’s spending would be a wise investment. If anything less, cash flow would have reaped many rewards like J. Jonah Jameson paying Peter Parker for Spider-Man pics in an effort to figure out the superhero’s identity.

The hour is not only approaching the start of the 2023 MLB season, but also the start of what will be a stressful challenge for the Mets and their fans. This season in Queens, winning really is the only option for those in the friendly Mets neighborhood.

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