New York Mets

Because the Washington Nationals and New York Mets are in a heated pennant race, lets take a few moments to compare the two clubs.

By Ernie DeFalco

As the Major League Baseball season enters its final month and a half, it is clear that the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals will be battling for NL East supremacy.

As it stands right now, New York currently enjoys a 4.5 game led over the Nats. They’re lucky though. For every loss they suffered over this past weekend to the tough and battle tested Pittsburgh Pirates, the Nats lost just as frequently on the West Coast.

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It seems neither team is going anywhere anytime soon. Will one separate themselves over the long haul though? That’s the question.

Considering this, it’s now appropriately time to throw down and see who is better. And what better way to do so than by a paper, position-by-position comparison.

Let us see which one has the edge.

Administrator of New York Hockey Discussion Group, IT Professor by day, and lifelong Rangers, Mets and Jets fan by night. If he had to pick one, the Rangers would top the list. Second on the list would be the always loveable NY Mets. If he could spend all summer sitting by a pool, girly drink in hand, music playing and the Mets on TV, he would be a very happy man.