Big Pelf’s control like a drunken lout While someone finally gets Mets out (Though Murph and Beltran both have clout) Successful road trip? Not a doubt
Over the last few days, I’ve watched and enjoyed what we now know is the greatest four-game explosion of offense in New York Mets history. My wife has taken notice as well, wandering in and out of games. She’s a devoted fan, but wouldn’t necessarily begin furiously computing the run… Read More →
Mets enjoy new Coke Scoring at a torrid pace Like video game
In a progressive move, Major League Baseball added a rule allowing players to miss up to three days for paternity leave. The rule gives clubs a chance to add another player, rather than forcing expectant fathers to choose between employer and life-defining event. Willie Harris is the latest Met to… Read More →
Oh joy of joys! Oh sweet, happy day! Grand Slam drought is over, thanks to bat of Bay Beltran adds his own, Met record now winning But new slam-less streak has now reached four innings
After a conversation on Twitter a few weeks ago, I’ve been puzzling over the idea of trading Jason Bay for Adam Dunn, Chicago’s version of a randomly struggling power hitter with a huge contract. And the changed circumstances of Ike Davis, along with the underlying numbers for each of the… Read More →
Reyes, with four hits (Lots, even for him), teammates Join in, climb even
Though none left the park, Met hits were fast flyin’ With scoreline that seemed to belong to Rex Ryan An eight-run sixth helped to relieve all the tension In state that elected Senator Lloyd Bentsen
Big Pelf is small, Few hits at all (Clapclapclapclap) Deep in the heart of Texas!
One of the enjoyable byproducts of the Mets winning Wednesday night, Homer At The Bat-style, was that it allowed us to recall the only other time in Mets history a game ended with a New York batter getting hit by a pitch. The batter was Daryl Boston, and I remember… Read More →
Fantastic news, as the Mets announced after the game that David Wright has been cleared to resume baseball activities, instead of having surprise surgery, as has been the trend lately. Figure you won’t see Wright until the All Star break assuming no setback. But to reiterate, Daniel Murphy ought to… Read More →
After rain delay Mets avenge ’73 Where was Chris Cap then?
Dickey’s masterpiece Foiled by K-Rod; Turner Wins game Homer’s way
According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, it’s of the “You better sit down” variety, rather than “Daddy flew home early, aand brought us pie!” kind of news. More as I hear specifics. UPDATE: Davis will be shut down for three weeks. If he doesn’t heal by then,… Read More →
So Dillon Gee, of all people, walked six last night. I say “of all people” because his calling card at the minor league level was his excellent control- career 2.0 walks per nine innings in the minors. Consequently, he is frequently compared to Rick Reed, who gave out free passes… Read More →