Sitting in Wrigley’s open air press box has me convinced air conditioning might be the one of the three best inventions of all time. And, it’s not a dry heat, either.
First inning and the Mets picked up where they left off. Jose Valentin doubled and scored on a pair of groundouts. Basic stuff, which is substance over style.
Jose Reyes took groundballs and BP today and is hopeful of playing tomorrow. … Pedro Martinez talked and confirmed food poisoning. He’ll try to throw in the pen tomorrow or Sunday and said next Friday is the realistic best guess at to when he’ll pitch again.
Clubhouse tidbit: The clubhouse manager at Wrigley loves fishing and has posted a list of the fishing specialties in each major league city. For New York he has casting off under the Brooklyn Bridge.