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Archive for May, 2004

Pet Peeve

“(It’s) the cherry on top of a big pile of manure.”– Todd Zeille when being asked about his two run homer in the first inning of an 11-4 loss to the Cardinals at Shea Stadium on Thusrday Rather than harp on all of the things that went wrong yesterday (I could be here all day […]

Mets Lose

The Mets got their butts handed to them today 11-4. If you’re looking for a Mets highlight then look no further than the first inning where the boys equaled their hit total from last night. Todd Zeille (stitches and all) popped a two run homer. Beyond that it didn’t seem to be so exciting. I’ll […]

Leiter Placed on the DL

Prior to today’s game Al Leiter was placed on the 15 day disabled list with shoulder tendinitis. Outfielder Esix Snead was recalled from Norfolk to take Leiter’s spot on the roster. Snead gives the Mets an outfielder with speed in case Mike Cameron‘s pinkie gives him more trouble than he can play with. Cameron is […]


I’m beginning to get on the ‘fire Art Howe’ bandwagon. I’m not saying he should be fired right now (as many other people are saying), but he clearly needs some help with his game strategy. I can understand when he takes Mike Piazza out for a pinch runner sometimes but you don’t take your best […]

Mets Fail To Reach .500

The Mets lost to the Cardinals 1-0 tonight to fall two games below .500. But don’t panic. As I said after Tuesday’s game: “Making the leap from one game under .500 (19-20) to actually being .500 is bigger than it looks. It could still be a few days before they reach .500.” My main point […]

Congratulations, Randy Johnson

Congratulations to Randy Johnson on his perfect game last night. Johnson became the oldest player to pitch a perfect game. I would have mentioned it earlier but my real job is keeping me busy today.

Almost .500

A Jason Phillips home run. Key hits from Kaz Matsui and Cliff Floyd in the ninth inning. A come from behind win. The Mets showed character in the way they picked up after their starting pitcher, Tom Glavine, had a sub par outing. In this game (as well as Sunday’s 13 inning thriller) they showed […]

Sosa Headed To DL With Sneeze Induced Sprain

It looks like Sammy Sosa is headed to the DL with a sprained ligament in his lower back. How does one sprain a ligament in his lower back? By sneezing, of course! I kid you not.

Oswalt Upset With Danny Garcia

Reader Sam M points out Tom Verducci’s current column on the Sports Illustrated website in which Roy Oswalt complains about something Danny Garcia said to him during a game. Oswalt was upset because Garcia showed him no respect. Oswalt goes on to complain that if he would throw at Garcia the umps would give him […]

Top Ten Least Popular Yankee Stadium Souvenirs

lefty at has a very amusing top ten list.