That was just plain ugly.
After a decent road trip to the West Coast and taking 2 of 3 from the reds over the weekend, the Mets did themselves no favors this week, playing anemic baseball against the Washington Nationals.
I was too busy at work today to watch the 1-0 loss. However, Kingman Senior and Mother Kingman were at the day game. I called my dad for his review of the game. he made me edit out the juicier bits but here are his thoughts:
Pelfrey, much to
everyone' surprise, pitched a very strong game. He was very good. Wise also pitched well. and even stayed
for the 9th. The pitching was not bad at all.
But the hitting was abysmal.
Wright popped up for times. Reyes was swinging at the 1st pitch. There were some good fielding
plays. Beltran made one outstanding catch. The Nat's Willie Harris saved the game
with a great catch diving down the left field foul line. Would've driven in two
Good crowd today. Lots of
kids in attendance for Mr G's Weather Day. Before the game, they had tons of school kids in attendance (that we the
taxpayers are underwriting for for them to go to a game). All these kids were in our
seats until about 12:30, when the festivities were over and they all had to go
back to their seats.
The scuttlebut was
Willie was must go. According to inside information, Rick Peterson is already seeking
Now the 20-18 Mets take on the 20-21 Yankees this weekend. Forgive me for not being excited.