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Mix Of Veterans, Youngsters Perfect Recipe For Mets

Mix Of Veterans, Youngsters Perfect Recipe For Mets

NEW YORK — After the final brushes of the 2015 season are applied and the portrait is complete, the cold colors of baseball metrics might insist that the Mets' young starters and closer simply were too dominant.

When this World Series is over and after the parade through the Canyon of Heroes — if a historical one-man wrecking crew is not stopped — maybe everyone will be content to explain the Mets' inexorable march with one giddy word. "Murphy!"

Yet to examine only the box scores, to honor only what transpires between the white lines, to jump to the end game is to ignore lessons learned, bonds formed, chemistry developed in a clubhouse between...

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