Archive for August, 2011
Mets 3 Marlins 2 It took most of the year, but the Mets finally figured out how to beat the Fish. And with this win, they just barely escaped finishing the month with wins in the single digits.
Marlins 6 Mets 0 so much depends upon a read wheel play dazed with over thinking beside the florida marlins
There’s an old episode of The Simpsons you may have seen where Bart and Milhouse are squaring off against each other on the diamond when Bart says, “Look at me! I’m Tomokazu Ohka of the Montreal Expos!” and Milhouse retorts with “Well, I’m Esteban Yan of The Tampa Bay Devil Rays!” It’s as funny now [...]
Mets 5 Marlins 1 The Mets pull off a doubleheader sweep, as Bobby Parnell saves two games in one day. Did anyone notice amphibians falling from the sky or horses running through the outfield? Hey, we’ve also experienced an earthquake and a hurricane so I’m not taking anything for granted …
Mets 2 Marlins 1 R.A. Dickey pitches a fabulous ballgame, the Mets score just enough runs to give him a victory, Jason Isringhausen pitched a clean inning, and Bobby Parnell saves it … either things are improving in Metsville or we have experienced four signs of the apocalypse.
There are two games today, with the first beginning at 4:10 PM. Here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Marlins pitcher Anibal Sanchez: Angel Pagan – CF Ruben Tejada – SS David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – RF Jason Bay – LF Nick Evans – 1B Josh Thole – [...]
Hurricane Irene made landfall in the Tri-State area over the weekend, flooding streets, damaging homes, and of course, cancelling Mets games. Irene became the most hated name in New York since Gary Matthews, Sr. But Citi Field is none the worse for wear, and the Mets are back at it, playing a double header which [...]
Mets 6 Braves 0 Irene may have been on everyone’s minds, but it was Chris Capuano who blew away the Braves like a hurricane.
Former Met Lenny Dykstra can’t seem to stay out of trouble. Dykstra’s latest run-in with the law occurred yesterday, when he was arrested on two counts of indecent exposure. From CNN: The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office says the charges stem from multiple reports involving Dykstra dating back to 2009. The charges accuse Dykstra of [...]
The Mets salvaged a win in Philadelphia, losing 2 of 3 overall. For at least one day, Pelfrey showed guts, the bullpen was effective, and Nick Evans went 3 for 4. For reaction to this and other subjects, let’s go to the Blogs: Amazin’ Avenue looks at the media’s snarky coverage of Angel Pagan’s medical [...]
He’s started a World Series game at Yankee Stadium, once dissed Miss Iowa and is a published author and poet. He is Miguel Batista and if the Mets at all want to add a little interest to the remainder of another season of broken dreams, they should call him up from Buffalo to take the [...]
Mets 7 Phillies 4 Just when you were ready to write off Mike Pelfrey, he mans up at Citizens Bank Park and gives you a glimmer of hope.
According to the Mets PR department, Jonathon Niese has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with an intercostal strain of the right side. To take his place on the roster, the Mets have recalled catcher Mike Nickeas from Buffalo; he will wear uniform #13 and will be available for today’s game at Philadelphia.
In an effort to salvage one game of the series, here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick: Angel Pagan – CF Ruben Tejada – SS David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – RF Jason Bay – LF Nick Evans – 1B Josh Thole – C Justin [...]
Phillies 9 Mets 4 It wasn’t really as close as the final score would suggest.