Mets need vintage Max Scherzer and Jacob deGrom to win in the playoffs

The Mets outscored the Padres this year, 772-705. The Mets had the better bullpen, with a 3.55 ERA compared to a 3.83 mark for the Padres. In FanGraphs’ Defensive Runs Above Average (DEF), the Mets led the Padres, 5.9-3.6. But with all of those advantages, the way the Mets beat the Padres is for Max [...]