Thanks to Valdespin And Wright’s near-cycle, Mets don’t Get swept by… Marlins
I’m genuinely surprised by the number of people who think Terry Collins should be fired today. This is a roster that nobody can win with. I can’t say that with absolute certainty, since we haven’t seen any other manager try. But I’m hard-pressed to understand why anyone thinks so. Look,... Read More →
Hefner’s gem wasted Recker lets it get away Team’s defensive catcher
Look, it’s going to be a rough year, in all likelihood. That loss last night dropped the Mets to 10-14; that’s a 67 win pace, which seems about right. If you like Pythagorean record, they’re a more palatable 12-12, but powered by such things as John Buck’s historic April and… Read More →
Buck’s homer gets lead But overpopulated Duck pond left untouched
Mets wait patiently Drawing six walks from Hamels Then wasting them all
Gee tires in sixth Kendrick is untouchable Mets are held scoreless
Like Halley’s Comet, Stellar Hefner start appeared But Mets closed their eyes
Greetings from the Citi Field press box, where I have witnessed Jeremy Hefner fool no one in the first inning, and the Mets trail before coming to bat, 1-0. Some thoughts from my morning conversations here: Why exactly is Jordany Valdespin not in the Thursday lineup? Well, the pitcher, Hyun-jin… Read More →
Harvey bleeds real blood Wright’s line drive sends game to tenth ‘Spin slam sends fans home
Happy Harvey Day, everybody! MLB held a press conference at City Hall to announce some initiatives. One of my favorites is the naming of some All Star Ambassadors, who will presumably travel to other All Star Games in search of peace. To the press release! —- DAVID WRIGHT NAMED OFFICIAL… Read More →
Mark Ellis! Beware! Destroyer of Niese! Hex of Bullpens! Nemesis!
A couple of pieces of pitching news for the Mets, who are preparing to open a three game series tonight against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Oh, you really ought to go see Clayton Kershaw in person; he faces Jon Niese this evening.) One is that Shaun Marcum, who you might… Read More →
Jayson Werth, on decision that decided the game.
For Davey Johnson not to back up one of his players…listen to his answer on Werth.