Browsing Archive May, 2011

Mets Game 54: Loss to Pirates

Pirates 5 Mets 1

For seven innings, R.A. Dickey’s dancing dipsy-doodle devoured the Pittsburgh Pirates batters. If this were a high school game, Dickey would’ve finished with a shutout victory. Unfortunately, they play nine-inning contests in the Major Leagues.

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Tonight’s Mets Lineup vs. Pirates

Here is tonight’s Mets lineup against Pirates righthander James McDonald:

Angel Pagan – CF
Justin Turner – 2B
Carlos Beltran – RF
Jason Bay – LF
Daniel Murphy – 3B
Nick Evans – 1B
Josh Thole – C
Ruben Tejada – SS
R.A. Dickey – P

Happy to see hot-hitting Angel Pagan in the leadoff spot.

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Buster Posey: What Should Change?

On Twitter, my friend JamesK from AmazinAvenue tweeted:

I’d like to hear @metstoday’s opinion on the Buster Posey situation and any rule changes going forward.

Since I’m a huge fan of Buster Posey, but the subject doesn’t really fit into a Mets blog, I posted my opinion over at my other blog, OnBaseball.com. It’s the lead story, so if you are interested in my take on the Buster Posey situation, go ahead and check it out.

Many thanks to James K. for making the request.

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