Friday Morning Mets Links

The Daily Stache – Randy Shemanski is worried about Johan Santana, but concedes yesterday’s shaky performance could have been the result of facing the Padres twice in a row.

New York Mets Report – John Delcos wonders if the Mets will face trouble on the road. Against the Orioles and Indians, no less.

ESPN New York – Rob Parker says the Mets need to be a .500 team on the road, going forward.

OnTheBlack – Kerel Cooper gives the video treatment to who’s hot and who’s not.

Real Dirty Mets Blog – Rusty Jr. takes a look at Jason Bay’s weird start and compares it to his previous starts.

Read The Apple – The Yankees are suing the Mets for stealing their cream-pie-in-the-face idea. It’s a joke, people!

Barstool Sports – This Boston-based sports website has a new hero and it’s soon-to-be Brooklyn Cyclones manager Wally Backman!

WWTDD – Photos of Lady Gaga classing up Citi Field. I wonder if this is grounds for banishment from the ballpark? I guess the Lakers have Nicholson and the Mets have Lady Gaga? Wonderful.

And here are Jon Niese’s postgame comments after last night’s one-hitter:


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