Archive: August 9th, 2012

Mets Game 112: Win Over Marlins

Mets 6 Marlins 1

Fifty games left and the Mets are 14.5 games behind the NL East-leading Washington Nationals, and 9.5 games behind the two Wild Card leaders. Is there enough time to make a run? Can R.A. Dickey pitch at least three times every five days?

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Blog Roundup: At Least Johan’s Coming Back Soon

To paraphrase the cartoon version of Tim McCarver from an episode of “Family Guy,”  as good as the Mets were in the first half of this season, that’s how as bad as they’ve been now.

But at least Frank Viola‘s daughter Brittany did well.  Oh, right.

OK, here are the Blogs:

  • Metszilla relays the news that Johan Santana will return without limits on Saturday.
  • Amazin’ Avenue notes that on this date in Mets history, New York played the Cubs in the first night game in Wrigley Field history.
  • Metsblog has a quote from Jose Reyes talking about Ruben Tejada.
  • The Bitter Bill asks a few questions that must be answered for the benefit of the future of the Mets.
  • Mets Police points out some of the good things the Mets do for their community.
  • NY Sports World gives us several reasons (besides masochism) to continue to watch the 2012 Mets.

That’s all for today.  Enjoy today’s edition of “Lunch with the Mets,” and keep checking out Mets Today.

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