Paulino’s homer And Reyes MVP push Can’t best this bullpen
Something is different Reyes plays familiar role But hey! A bullpen!
Dickey now spinning tale likely to please Though bullpen protectors continue to wheeze Beltran is wounded in foul ball attack But Reyes and Turner sure picked up the slack
A Reyes triple Plates three in rally not sparked, For once, by Reyes
Seven runs down! The horror! The shame! At least Beltran’s homer had made it a game. Tejada, then Murphy each strike a key blow And Mets tie on Pirate pitcher’s errant throw Two more in eighth draw delirious cheers From crowd at least decade from buying own beers K-Rod inspires… Read More →
Another lead lost Infield hits are given out Like Oprah and cars
Heroic Dickey throws with heel torn asunder Preventing the Pirates from offensive plunder His line, thanks to eighth, was slightly less fetching As Mets lose another one after fan stretching
Pirates at Citi seems pre-ordained fate This time the victims of Gee fanning eight Thole’s bat finally showing signs of zest While K-Rod draws closer to games-finished vest
Last time out, Mets had been blanked by Vance Worley This time they clubbed him, not slowly, but surely Reyes twice tripled, a vision so grand His agent may get a bit more than he planned
Pelf parries Phillies But Howard’s eighth-inning thrust Proves the fatal blow
Some sloppy defense Leads to familiar result Against due south foe
In weather that would induce angst from a stoic Carlos Zambrano’s arm, bat were heroic And week that has veered between sad and surreal Sees Dickey’s Achilles Heel may be his… heel
With team facing a calamity And GM in need of clarity Mets found, in Cubs, baseball rarity Pitchers who believe in charity
In wake of Wilpon Mets decide to heed his words Bad night. Worse owner.
Pelfrey was cruising, Mets built a lead (Though beating Yankees sans stars sure felt like greed) But just as a series win was Mets’ to capture Along came the baseball version of The Rapture