Phillies 6 Mets 5
Mets win game one of the epic battle for the basement, and remain undefeated in The Lamar Johnson Era.
Matt Harvey has been insistent upon returning to a Major League mound at some point before the end of the 2014 season. Is that a realistic goal? Should he be prevented from doing so?
Also, is it really dangerous for Jenrry Mejia to pitch from the bullpen? Are his concerns for his health as a reliever legitimate?
According to sport kinesiologist Angel Borrelli, Harvey’s goal is
Mets remain undefeated in The Lamar Johnson Era.
Under the direction of new batting coach Lamar Johnson, the Mets explode for four runs on seven hits and six walks to power over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 4-2 laugher.
Major League batters have “walk-up music” when they come to bat. I say Dave Hudgens deserves this song as his “walk-out music:”
The former Mets batting coach had some interesting words on his way out the door, firing salvos at everyone from the fans to ownership to GKR.
Jacob deGrom pitched well enough to earn his first Major League win. However, the Mets offense didn’t hit well enough, nor did the Mets bullpen pitch well enough, to support him.
Mets bounce back to beat the Snakes and avoid a sweep.