The Sunday after the All-Star break at Citi Field was one of those afternoons when All Is As It Should Be. Matt Harvey was punishing the Phillies. A Dwight Gooden bobblehead was nestled inside my schlep bag. What we used to call DiamondVision found a moment between highlighting Harvey strikeouts to feature the de facto [...]
If you spent the night renewing your membership in the Diehards’ Club by watching the Mets play extra innings against the Padres, you not only got to see a Mets win — you got ample opportunity to reflect on the team’s past, its future and (oh yeah) it’s glass-half-something present.
The accolades and the happy sentiment [...]
INT. CITI FIELD — NIGHT
Several dejected Mets are sitting around the clubhouse, half in and half out of their uniforms.
God. We’ve lost four in a row, and the last three have absolutely sucked.
I know. Things were going sublimely in Cincinnati. I felt like we stood on [...]