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Mets Game 144: Win Over Cubs

Mets 5 Cubs 4

Back in competition with other second-division clubs, the Mets re-assert their dominance as the elite among the mediocre. Thankfully, the Mets didn’t just trounce the Cubs, but instead let Chicago remain in the ballgame, allowing for a furiously exciting finish.

They may not be able to put many more fannies in the seats, but at least the Mets are keeping the fannies that are, at the edge of their seats.


The Bright Side of the Abyss

An irrefutably solid 10-0 ass-kicking. Seven games below .500.  Twenty-mother-slappin’-two games out of first place. So…snakebitten?

Admittedly, it’s looking pretty terrible. Hope slithered away a few weeks back. And if I’m positive of one fact, it’s that we can all agree there’s been


Today’s Mets Lineup vs. Cubs

Here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Cubs righthander Carlos Zambrano:

Jose Reyes – SS
Josh Thole – C
Carlos Beltran – RF
Jason Bay – LF
Daniel Murphy – 1B
Justin Turner – 3B
Jason Pridie – CF
Ruben Tejada – 2B
R.A. Dickey – P

Pretty much the same lineup as last night; we’ll see how it does against someone who is a notch above AAA.


Mets Game 47: Loss to Cubs

Cubs 11 Mets 1

This was an overall sloppy, lackadaisical game by the Mets. Maybe Wilpongate had nothing to do with it, but it sure was an incredible coincidence that their worst-played game of the year followed Fred Wilpon’s public tongue-lashing.