In this post-primary, pre-convention interregnum when we speak of presumptive nominees, I must confess I was nervous when the Mets were declared presumptive winners, perhaps sweepers, of the Atlanta Braves in advance of this past weekend’s series at Citi Field. The Braves have been remarkably bad in 2016. The Mets had been pretty good to […]
I must have been inspired by the incessant promotional buzz generated by those Steve Miller Band concert spots, because in the spirit of the narrator of “Abracadabra,” I tried to conjure some rah. Maybe even some rah-rah. Undeterred by the six deadly frames that preceded them, I threw myself into the seventh, eighth and ninth […]
Precedents don’t necessarily prove anything. All they tell us is whether something happened before, and it’s up to us if we want to take our clues from there.
Here’s the precedent that’s gonna kill us: If we fall out of first place — and, based on the results from Chicago and everything that’s been going on […]
I think that I won’t raise a peep,
And just enjoy my twinbill sweep.
A sweep half-won on R.A.’s wits;
Allowed one run on seven hits.
A sweep, thanks to Gee, in Game Two,
All Mets all clad in BP blue.
A sweep enhanced by healed Jose,
A welcome sight, sans Jason Bay.
Upon Evans, this squad depends;
Nick’s exile finally ends.
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