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With Johan and Krod on this team, are we witnessing history as Mets fans?  

When was the last time we had a dominant SP and Closer in the same season?

Lets take a look:

2009:

Johan: 1.50 ERA   Go to fullsize imageKrod: 0.87 ERA     Go to fullsize image

1990:

Viola: 2.67 ERA 20-12Go to fullsize imageFranco: 2.53 ERA 33 savesGo to fullsize image

1988:

Cone: 2.22 ERA 20-3(Sometimes I forget how good he was)Go to fullsize image  McDowell: 2.63 ERA 16 saves Go to fullsize imageMyers: 1.72 ERA 26 saves Go to fullsize image

1986:

Really a combination of starters doing very well as well as bullpen.   No one was clearly better in the rotation or pen.

1985:

Gooden:   1.53 ERA 24-4   (unbelievable)Go to fullsize imageMcDowell: 2.83 ERA 17 saves Go to fullsize image  Orosco: 2.73 ERA 17 savesGo to fullsize image

1984:

Gooden: 2.60 ERA 17-9 Go to fullsize imageOrosco: 2.59 ERA 31 saves Go to fullsize image  Sisk:   2.09 1ERA 15 saves Go to fullsize image

1975:

Seaver: 2.38 ERA 22-9 Go to fullsize image  Apodaca: 1.49 ERA 13 saves Go to fullsize image

1972:

Seaver: 2.92 ERA 21-12 Go to fullsize image  McGraw: 1.70 ERA 27 saves (106 innings) Go to fullsize image

1971:

Seaver: 1.76 ERA 20-10 Go to fullsize imageFrisella: 1.99 ERA 12 saves (90 innings) Go to fullsize image  McGraw: 1.70 ERA 8 saves (111 innings) Go to fullsize image

1969:

Seaver: 2.21 ERA 25-7 Go to fullsize image  McGraw: 2.24 ERA 12 saves (100 innings)Go to fullsize imageIn my opinion you the 1969 season was the most dominant season by a combination 1 SP and 1 CL.   Will we see history this year?   All I can say that there is no doubt that right now I feel more comfortable in these two pitchers than any two in my Mets fan-hood.   To that, I say thank you to Omar.   You may screw a lot up, but you got that one right.