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Faith and Fear in Flushing made its debut on Feb. 16, 2005, the brainchild of two longtime friends and lifelong Met fans.

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More Pitching! More Piazza!

I sat here Saturday night and declared we had all the starting pitching we could possibly use right inside our three blue walls.

Since then, we've given up eight runs a game.

I opined last night that Paul Lo Duca, not Mike Piazza, is the best possible catcher we could have right now.

Then tonight's game ends with the bases loaded, Lo Duca at bat and a defensive inside-out swing that sends Bobby Howry's slider to nest in Neifi Perez's glove.

Our pitching's gone to seed.

Lo Duca didn't deliver.

I'm a little nervous about spotting any good of consequence in anything I see from the Mets.

Thus, consider the source when I tell you that Tom Glavine has really great hair.

No kidding. I see him surrounded by microphones and notepads offering up explanations like they're fastballs high in the strike zone after these losses, and I'm like, “man, that guy looks pretty good.” Looks better in the clubhouse than on the mound lately. I generally don't notice these things, but it's a shame he has to wear a cap.

If he comes out bald next week, he can blame me. But if his hair is all we lose, then we'll be all right.

7 comments to More Pitching! More Piazza!

  • Anonymous

    The last at bat of last night's game was the #2 man in the order. I can only say that Piazza would not be batting second if he were still with the Mets and therefore would not have been up at that moment.

  • Anonymous

    Bring back Matsui! Or whoever batted second last year!
    (This overreaction brought to you by Three Game Losing Streak Productions.)

  • Anonymous

    Given the alternative reality I plunged into yesterday (well, more like first thing this morning…), I can only hope it doesn't turn out to be the Hair of Slytherin.

  • Anonymous

    The Mets lose two to the (formerly) awful Cubs and now Greg is commenting on mens hair…I mean, soft drinks I can see, beer…perhaps. Chinese food, sure. Diners, cats, pop music, all areas where Greg's comments or opinions are expected. But pitchers hair? Does he use product or is he au natural? Stylist or Supercuts? Colored, highlighted or what? Is this world crazy? What's next…”New on SNY, following the Cooking w/Rusty/Keith's Collectables Hour: Mets Make Overs w/Greg!. See Greg transform D. Wright from All-Star to Simply Fabulous!!” I'm so confused…
    Mr. Blackwell

  • Anonymous

    I don't think that dude's goin' to Supercuts. Maybe J&M of Oceanside.

  • Anonymous

    The Dude Abides.
    You think Joe is doing his Coif?

  • Anonymous

    That head has “Mario” written all over it.