If the Mets were in the National League West, they'd be a half-game out of first. And the commute home would be a bitch, so never mind. But we just did a pretty neat job of sweeping a first-place team on the back of the most foreboding pitching matchup since Heilman vs. Beckett.
This game of [...]
I know, I know, from Throwing in the Towel to Too Excited. But I want this game.
Oh, it'll be tough to do: Kaz Ishii vs. Jake Peavy isn't the kind of matchup that sends you running to Vegas. And hey, it's not out-on-a-ledge time if we take two out of three instead of sweeping. But [...]
The Mets are playing the way they're supposed to and have won three in a row. They're two games over .500, a half-game out of third, five from the Wild Card, 5-1/2 away from first.
To reluctantly paraphrase a Yankees fan overheard in the upper deck six years ago who was desperate to downplay the significance [...]
I'm not sure it's rising (let alone risin'), but at the very least it's fluttering suggestively.
Reyes was so good tonight they had to give one of his runs back. Carlos showed more signs that quad is finally just another muscle. Floyd bashed and ran and did all manner of good things, Wright played some [...]