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Let’s Do This!

Guys, I know it’s easy to despair with this team sometimes especially with the kind of play we’ve been witnessing, but you gotta keep positive.  Last year on this date we were in 4th place and 1 game below .500.  This yr we’re 1.5 games back and 2 above .500.   

bon jovi We are on a 4 game skid, but we were not blown out in any of em.  We played without our big bopper in Delgado, without (for the most part) Jose Reyes and with players manning positions theyre not accostomed to.  Not to mention we’ve had Jeremy Reed and Ramon Martinez in the lower part of the lineup.

This weekend undoubtedly wil be tough, but dont fret.  We got our ace going up against a very beatable Dice K, who’s 0-1 with a 12.79 ERA along with a 3.00 WHIP. 

In game 2, we have Big Pelf going up against another very beatable Red Sox hurler, Josh Beckett.  Pelfrey has shown something that Ive been very impressed with, and thats composure.  He’s settled down after getting hit and has kept us in games.   Beckett has had a pretty good couple of outings but we’ll see if he can hold it up. 

Sunday’s finale will matchup Redding and Wakefield.  A decent matchup that could go either way.  Redding had a very encouraging debut and looks to show he was worth the pickup.  Wakefield has been the definition of consistentcy.  The verteran knucklerballer has been at times masterful.  I hope he’s horrible on Sunday.

waterboy_2Obviously a big issue during the losing streak has been offense.  As mentioned earlier, Jeremy Reed and Ramon Martinez cannot be in this lineup on a daily basis, especially in May.  After watching his team get swept, I highly doubt Jerry will be putting that lineup out again.  

Anyway, my fellow neurotic Mets fans, enjoy the long wknd, be safe and as always Let’s Go Mets!



May 22, 2009 - Posted by | 1


  1. My first post…ever. Be gentle.

    Comment by qnsnative718 | May 22, 2009 | Reply

    • i love it qnz..good job!

      Comment by TheDirtySanchez | May 22, 2009 | Reply

    • Hey, nice job. I’m impressed by all of you. What a creative bunch. Love the posts, love the graphics.

      I haven’t a creative bone in my body. Missed that line when they were giving them out at birth – lol.

      It will come down to pitching this weekend.
      LGM !!

      Comment by metsfan4decades | May 22, 2009 | Reply

  2. Thanks, man. Im a little lost. Are we now using this site or the one trs just posted about?

    Comment by qnsnative718 | May 22, 2009 | Reply

    • I’m confused too. It looks like the posts are being ported over to both blogs but the comments on them are a separate deal.
      Which one should we be posting on?

      Comment by metsfan4decades | May 22, 2009 | Reply

  3. Amazing stuff, 718. I love the enthusiasm and positive vibes. Let’s keep the good vibes going all weekend.

    Comment by casestreet | May 22, 2009 | Reply

  4. Thanks alot, guys!

    Comment by qnsnative718 | May 22, 2009 | Reply

  5. let’s hope you’re right about ramon martinez and jeremy reed.

    dice k looked beatable early on, but he’s been out for a couple weeks now. i’m hoping he’s still a bit off and the mets can get to him early.

    Comment by billydeewilliams | May 22, 2009 | Reply

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