The Mets are taking BP as I tap out these lines … Very loose group.
Personally, because he’s older, I think getting the day of rest back helps Tom Glavine more than Jeff Weaver. It’s just a hunch. There are keys to every game, but the Mets are saying they need to wait out Weaver and make him work … and work … and work.
“We want to run up his pitch count and wait for him to make a mistake,” Jose Valentin said.
That was the approach the other night against Anthony Reyes and the end result was 12 runs.
This is a huge game for the Mets. I wouldn’t be comfortable with them losing tonight and John Maine beating Chris Carpenter to save their season. That’s asking a lot.
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