Travel day. Long one. I was thinking about how my thoughts have changed about airplanes and such over the years. When I was little I thought how cool it would be to be a pilot. Then I thought how sweet it would be to date a flight attendant. Now, I… Read More →
The Mets are on a big time roll after routing Arizona by 13 runs today. They head into Philly with a nice lead of 6.5 games but what you have to like best is David Wright saying it can almost get halved with a bad week. The point is the… Read More →
After losing seven straight, the Diamondbacks aren’t getting much love. The press box monitors carry the local TV feed, and during the last break it showed Arizona’s schedule for the week. Monday is an off day, marked with an exclamation point.
Even though the Mets are coasting at 13-1, Pedro Martinez didn’t make it out for the sixth. Smart move. Martinez threw 91 pitches, and while a case can be made pitch-counts are overrated, not in his case. There are only so many pitches in an arm, and Willie Randolph is… Read More →
David Wright was talking before the game about the importance of scoring early, saying it creates a positive, aggressive feeling right out of the gate. Over their last five games, the Mets outscored the opposition 15-2 in the first inning. They just gave Pedro Martinez a 3-0 lead in the… Read More →
Sunday mornings always seem to go by in slow motion. Maybe it’s because with a day game after a night game there’s no BP. Maybe it’s because the players aren’t required to be here until a couple of hours before gametime. The clubhouse movie was The Longest Yard II. “Based… Read More →