Gameday Open Thread: May 20 at Washington

The Mets (19-22) take on the Nationals (21-20) tonight at Nationals Park…

John Maine (1-3, 6.13) makes his season debut against Luis Atilano (3-0, 3.90)…

First pitch at 7:05pm EDT…


And check out Buffalo Bisons manager Ken Oberkfell discussing last night’s 10-6 victory and starting pitcher Dylan Owen’s performance. Owen was filling in for R.A. Dickey, who made the start for the Mets last night:

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  1. Kevin May 20, 2010 at 11:31 pm
    Jerry is such a clown. That looked like when he pulled Reyes in his first game as manager. Can't wait to hear Maine's side of the story.
  2. John Fitzgerald May 20, 2010 at 11:34 pm
    I'm not sure what to make of that – you never know what to expect when Maine is starting.

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  3. John Fitzgerald May 21, 2010 at 12:13 am
    It's so nice to have a catcher with some pop in his bat. Haven't had that since Piazza.
  4. John Fitzgerald May 21, 2010 at 12:16 am
    Medical report essentially says Maine wasn't good. Unbelievable.
  5. John Fitzgerald May 21, 2010 at 12:17 am
    Nats should protest this game. Valdes got unlimited warmup pitches and didn't enter the game b/c of an injury to Maine. Just sayin.
  6. John Fitzgerald May 21, 2010 at 12:43 am
    Mets winning 6-1? Nice!
  7. John Fitzgerald May 21, 2010 at 12:54 am
    Ken Rosenthal reports Mets are shopping Castillo to Colorado –