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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 18: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the New York Mets celebrates his eighth inning grand slam home run against the Washington Nationals with teammates Amed Rosario #1, Michael Conforto #30 and Juan Lagares #12 at Citi Field on April 18, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 18: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the New York Mets celebrates his eighth inning grand slam home run against the Washington Nationals with teammates Amed Rosario #1, Michael Conforto #30 and Juan Lagares #12 at Citi Field on April 18, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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The New York Mets offense broke out in a big way in their series against the Toronto Blue Jays but still cannot win series.

The New York Mets have still failed to win two consecutive games since their incredible 11-1 start. However, things look better for the struggling offense.

Many lost Mets found themselves during game one of the series against the Toronto Blue Jays. In game one, they took down the Blue Jays by a score of 12-2. In the second game, Canada’s lone representative battered them with a final score of 12-1.

The series started with a rain delay that lasted for about an hour and a half. They did eventually get all 18 innings in albeit some sloppy ones at times.

Noah Syndergaard was the one got the scoring started for the Mets in the second inning. Yes, the pitcher decided to take it into his own hands and decide to help himself out. This was just the beginning of an onslaught of scoring the Mets would pour onto the Blue Jays. Syndergaard walked away from game one with 2 RBI’s. Go figure.

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The Mets would go on to get 16 hits in game one, which is more runs than they scored the entire last homestand.

Juan Lagares went 4-for-5 with 3 RBI’s. With Yoenis Cespedes going on the disabled list with a hip injury, it would be really nice to have Lagares wake his bat up a little bit. Game one was a good sign for the Gold Glover.

Amed Rosario also had himself a nice opening to the short series with 3 hits. Rosario hasn’t done much to deserve the hype he got before he came up last year, but if he keeps playing like he did in game one, the hype could be justified.

Devin Mesoraco, who the Mets acquired in the Harvey trade if you missed it,  had 2 hits, one being a home run. There was a huge hole in the lineup where the catcher would bat before getting Mesoraco. He has been a huge upgrade in that spot.

Asdrubal Cabrera continues to be consistent and hit everything that is thrown at him. He had another extra-base hit in game one, making his batting average a healthy .327.

Whats going on with Wilmer Flores? He is not hitting lefties nearly as well as he has in the past, but is still finding ways to help his team. Flores did rack up 2 hits in the series finale, but it is very un-Flores like to not be raking against lefties.

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While the offense did breakout in the series opener, it is still wildly inconsistent, which is a major problem. The offense could become even more of a problem with Cespedes going on the DL, so it will certainly be interesting to see how the offense fairs until he comes back.

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