Bradley’s Buzz: Game 1 to the Mets, who mightn’t be the same old Mets

Credit where it’s due: Showalter is the best manager the Mets have had since Davey Johnson. The list since him: Bud Harrelson, Jeff Torborg, Dallas Green, Bobby Valentine, Art Howe, Willie Randolph, Jerry Manuel, Terry Collins, Mickey Callaway and Luis Rojas. Only Randolph and Collins took a division title.

If the teams split the next four – a day/night doubleheader is scheduled for Saturday – the Mets will be 4-1/2 games ahead of the Braves. The Mets saw their 10-1/2 game of June 1 slashed to a half-game on July 23, but they’ve won nine of 10 since. There’s ample time for them to blow this, but these might not be the Same Old Mets.

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About Deshaun Watson

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Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson gives autographs to fans after the NFL football team’s training camp, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Nick Cammett)

Credit: Nick Cammett

Credit: Nick Cammett

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Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson gives autographs to fans after the NFL football team’s training camp, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Nick Cammett)

Credit: Nick Cammett

Credit: Nick Cammett

The NFL will appeal arbitrator Sue L. Williams’ decision to suspend the Cleveland quarterback Deshaun Watson six games for multiple allegations of sexual abuse. Williams’ verdict reads worse than it is: She conceded that Watson acted in an “egregious” way, but she felt NFL precedent negated a longer suspension.

The appeal will be…

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