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The Mets nation just lost their breath.  Tom Glavine has numbness in the fingers of his pitching hand.

If this turns out to be the case, the Mets place as favorites in the NL will be gone, big lead be damned!

Already, there are reports that the Dodgers have ovetaken the Mets as the best play-off team.  From this morning's New York Post:

"The Dodgers are a big-market team with a $100 million-plus payroll and they have better young players than the Mets have," said an NL GM. "Now [on] the Mets' left side of the infield [Jose Reyes and David Wright] are two of the best players in the game. But the Mets don't have depth in pitching and the pitching is old.

How prescient Joel Sherman was to write this article!