With the Mets set to start the second half of their season today, it is time to take the opportunity to look at all the issues the Mets will face the rest of the season.

Will Ike Davis be Able to Maintain his First Half Success?

Ike Davis’ success has definitely been a pleasant surprise for the Mets this year. He was able to bat .258 with 11 home runs and 40 RBI during the first half of the year. However, Ike has struggled mightily on the road.

He is hitting only .216 with a .281 on-base percentage and 40 strikeouts in 146 plate appearances. Compare this to his .298 batting average and .387 on-base percentage in 163 plate appearances at home. He also has only struck out 31 times at home.

Davis should eventually turn his road numbers around. It appears he has gotten more comfortable with the major leagues over the course of the season.

The Mets will need Ike to continue to have success if they have any chances of being a playoff team. Luckily for the Mets, Ike is young and will continue to develop. Davis should be able to have a strong second half. He is still adjusting to major league pitching and still has a lot of room to improve.

What Will the Mets Get From Mike Pelfrey?

Big Pelf was lights out early in the season. More recently though, he has began to struggle. Still, Pelfrey managed to post a 10-4 record with a… (to read the rest of the article click on the link below)

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