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We'd Make Lousy Spoilers, Too

Gotta love the way spoilers are capable of playing in September. You can see they have no chance themselves, but they keep battling and keep driving the better teams crazy. Tuesday night the seemingly overmatched Mets proved they can play with anybody. Even though you watch them and you know you're looking at a team that's way out of contention, it makes you proud to see them driving so hard this late in the season, so late in a ballgame.

Sure, they couldn't pitch and made loads of mistakes and eventually came up short [1] versus the Nationals, but the Nats, no matter how many runs they score off our Metsies, aren't going to take them lightly any time soon.

And who knows? If there were enough games left, I'd bet we'd have an excellent shot at clinching fourth place.