There's still something magical happening in National League baseball in New York City, and that's been happening for a while now. There's no way to tell if the 2018 Mets will tap fully into a real chance at a championship, but after a couple of days of spirited and emotional play at the start of the season, I have a feeling that this one will be worth the ride.
Mets 11, Phillies 1. We destroyed the Phillies. That is all. One Hundred and Sixty-Two Games The Captain tiptoes away from third base, getting a lead. The pitcher looks once, twice. Then the curveball, but a quick squeeze bunt! The batter takes off down the first base line while the Captain sprints from third, … Continue reading Big Win, Big Momentum
Mets 5, Phillies 2. Quadruple homers! We got a #DudaSmash from Luke (his first of the season), one from Neil Walker, and two from The Captain. Cespedes also pulled off a stand-up triple and scored a run, and Thor was as dominant as ever. The bats are waking up for spring! The Quitter I … Continue reading Bats Boom
Mets 1, Marlins 2. That brings the losing streak to four games, but our pitchers are just getting warmed up. Hopefully the bats will follow. Today I wrote about David Wright, the Captain, who has had a bad bout with spinal stenosis, which limits his ability to play regularly. But David is an original Met. … Continue reading The Captain