Curtis Granderson isn’t having fun so far.
There’s the .127 batting average, the $60 million contract, and even the defense — what, exactly, that throw in the nightmarish top of the fifth was is a question best not pondered. Granderson is by all accounts a peach of a guy, but he’s been hearing boos from [...]
In the bottom of the ninth, with one out, the score tied and the winning run on second, I was deliriously certain that Wilmer Flores would single, making the Mets walkoff winners and getting himself mobbed at first. When Flores grounded out instead, I was not particularly disheartened: The Braves walked John Buck (not sure [...]
The descent of Western Civilization from its state of earthly pre-eminence can be dated from the pagan celebrations that regularly engulfed the plates of home in the early stages of the twenty-first century Anno Domini. These were bacchanalia whose sheer offensiveness to long-established standards of morals and tastes crested with the actions of the False [...]
Well, that was inconclusive.
I would love to exult in a thrilling Mets victory or, barring that, dissect a frustrating Mets loss. Instead, let’s just all stare out the window and wait for 6:10 PM, for we have ourselves a suspended game, something I don’t know the Mets have had at home since Ed Kranepool couldn’t [...]
Cassandra: One who predicts misfortune or disaster
Pollyanna: A person characterized by irrepressible optimism and a tendency to find good in everything
CassieClub: OMG!!! Johan DONE!!!!!!
PollyPorch: Johan looked fine. A few tough breaks.
CassieClub: Whats ERA since no no??? A THOUSAND??????
PollyPorch: Mechanics OK. Velocity OK. Some lucky hits.
CassieClub: NEVER SHOULD HAVE LET HIM THROW 134!!!!!!
PollyPorch: That was 2 [...]