For now the Mets are staring at Opening Day and wondering how to get through the remaining 161 games as quickly as possibly.
R.A. Dickey has not been just the best story in New York this year but in all of baseball.
With nothing riding on this season, the Mets should approach Santana and ask him to go quietly into that good night.
Will the Mets roller coaster ride of winning three and losing three continue against the Yankees?
Hang on, New York; it's going to be a bumpier ride than sitting in a roller coaster car on the Cyclone at Coney Island.
Santana not only achieved what no Mets pitcher has ever done, but he exorcised the demons of the franchise in the process.
It's a long season, but Mets fans are smiling today and they have a right to enjoy it.
For now Mets fans are allowed to dream a little.
Let's face the ugly facts: the Mets are going nowhere in 2012.
So it pains me to say it Mets fans, but it is all over.