Mets Let Cards Fall Where They May
Mets bat boy Timmy Smith was put on the DL last night after an MRI revealed 'towel knee.'
What explains Fernando Nieve's recent pitching successes? Nieve says he has given up thinking. This is similar to the approach Omar Minaya takes when he designs his teams, so we might have a marriage made in heaven in ol' Metsland. I really don't know how to interpret Nieve. I guess he's like a Figueroa with stuff. But whoever he is, Nieve is already bringing back warm memories of Jorge Sosa. He cannot yet be counted among Omar's blunders, that's for sure.
Noble ballplayer saves child, pulls tyke from the clutches of child-eater Yadier Molina.
It's almost certain the Phils are losing in order to mess with us for one more year, so we Mets fans really need to avoid any feelings of confidence or hope; it will just hurt more later. Thanks to this Phoney Phutility, since being made to walk the plank by the Pirates "the Mets have lost 10 of 17 - and have picked up a game and a half in the standings." With Beltran DL'd for an undisclosed period of time and Gary Sheffield probably about to turn back into a pumpkin, this may be the best we can hope for: the "Argenis All-Stars" scrub it out and hope for reinforceMets that probably aren't on their way. As our friend Jaap puts it,"this Mets team is in a weird sort of way, a team to be proud of." On improbable nights like last night, that is pretty close to the truth. Yet even this is difficult to enjoy, since many of us are already worried that the failures of 2009 will be chalked up to no more than injuries, and Minaya will learn nada from his mistakes.