I come back to this???

On April 30th I left for a two-week excursion across the Atlantic. The day I left the Mets crushed the Phillies 9-1, extending their lead to 1.5 games in the NL East. I came back Monday, and after two more excruciating losses, the Mets now sit at 20-22, 6 games back of the first-place Phils. … Continue reading

Niese Hamstrung, Perez Penned, who will step up to fill shoes?

Yesterday the Mets lost one of their most effective pitchers in John Niese following his hamstring injury. With Oliver Perez being demoted to the bullpen due to general ineffectiveness, the Mets are now short two starters and really only have two good ones (I think John Maine proved how “good” he was by throwing twelve … Continue reading

This Week in Metsdom

Since the second coming of Jesus (a.k.a. Ike Davis), the Mets have sprung from the bottom of the NL East to second place, currently just a half game behind the Phillies. Also promising is the return of Jose Reyes. Yes, he’s been back in the lineup, but until recently he was looking like an April … Continue reading