It wasn’t quite as dramatic as Willis Reed hobbling onto the court for Game 7, but after the game Willie Randolph said “it couldn’t get better than that,” and he was right.
For one afternoon, things were perfect for the Mets. For one afternoon …
By his own admission, Pedro Martinez said there’s more work to do. His fastball has to pick up and the bite on his curve wasn’t there.
Reds hitters said the same, so it wasn’t just him being overly critical of himself. Still, despite the caution there is a lot to be positive about.