The poets tell how Pancho fell
Lefty’s livin’ in a cheap hotel
The desert’s quiet and Cleveland’s cold
So the story ends we’re told
Forgive the following hackneyed cinematic conceit, but let’s say it’s 1999. A voice whispers in your ear that in the relatively early years of the next millennium, the greatest starting pitcher in baseball and one [...]
What goes up, must come down as evidenced by both the 2009 Mets season (though I don’t remember a whole lot of up) and the Cyclone rollercoaster where Dave Murray modeled the classic FAFIF t-shirt at Astroland last week. The Murray clan had convened at Citi Field earlier in the day and, with a 9-0 win [...]
To start off on a rather obvious note, game recaps are supposed to say something about the game you just watched, or missed, or fell asleep during, or were going to watch and didn't and now feel guilty about it. Let's dispense with tonight's game in relatively brisk fashion, then:
1. Mike Pelfrey was bad. Again.