The Mets lost again and Willie Randolph wasn’t chipper at all. He let Chan Ho Park off the hook for a rocky start, saying “it was only his second start … I don’t take a lot out of that.”
When asked if the Mets’ record, now 4-9-1, bothers him, he said: “It doesn’t … as long as everybody is playing fundamentally sound.”
Well, they aren’t.
As I wrote in The Journal News today, their ERA is high, they are leaving runners on base, and aren’t crisp in the field.
They are at roughly at the half-way point, so there is time. But, sometimes bad habits are hard to break. Maybe sensing that is what made Randolph a little agitated.