Several Mets said last night’s loss stung more than most. Given that, it stands to reason tonight’s game will take on a greater importance.
<img src=”http://mets.lohudblogs.com/files/2008/04/images.jpeg” align=”right” heighwidth=”133″ /Â “They have to know what is at stake,” manager Jerry Manuel said.
John Maine throws for the Mets tonight, and unfortunately, that’s what he’s been doing recently: throwing instead of pitching.
Maine said he’s not attacking the strike zone the way he should be. Maine is 4-0 with a 2.36 ERA in eight career starts vs. Phillies.