……………AND WE’RE BACK…………

Sorry about the technical difficulties but a big thank you to Joe Mc Donald for putting it on the lift and changing the spark plugs. We are farrrrrrrrrr behind so here we go:

 

The only thing better than the Mets winning on opening day is winning on opening day when the next day is an off day as my pals who are Highlander supporters are all walking around aimlessly muttering “What the fuck, what the fuck” after going 0-1 <dancing like Michael Flatley>

 

I am calling for an all out boycott of FOX Game of the Week this Saturday and every Saturday the Mets are not a participant if they black out the Mets-Marlins game in NYC. The biggest problem he is the dipshit Marlins management starting the game at 6PM due to a concert that’s schedule for after the game. Be that as it may, this black out rule is total bullshit and even though FOX has a contract with MLB and has this exclusive window, it would be nice if the Used Car Salesman would step up and come to the aid of the one franchise that walks lock step with every edict handed down from his office and get FOX to lift the ban in NYC. The game is not scheduled to be televised in South Florida (let that roll around in your head for moment a local baseball game not televised. Yeah I’m stupefied too) but I guess all five Marlins fans don’t care but not us Mets fans as I’m ready to take hostages if I miss an hour of Saturday’ game.

 

Good post by The Mets Police on the Mets management dropping the ball (which they do as well as the ’62 team) in not putting more historic markings in the parking lot that was once Shea Stadium.

 

Tim Marchman (one of my fav writers and I do miss the NY Sun sports page) has a great column on WSJ on the cutting back of sports coverage in newspapers. In cities like Pittsburgh the Post-Gazette may not even send a beat guy on the road to follow the Pirates and even the Old Grey Lady is cutting back on-site reporting. Marchman points out how bloggers and other web based writers have really taken over in covering games either being at the games or just covering them from TV but are able to file a story or opinion as soon as the game is over. It is stunning to guy of my generation who had to wait to get the NY Post when it was an afternoon only paper, to read about games on the West Coast, now I can read those stories with my Cheerios, first thing in the AM.

 

Quick observations on yesterday’s game:

 

I was nervous in the first inning as Johan had trouble with command but he adjusts brilliantly after that to pitch a gem.

 

Yes, The Gangsta’ left a ton of guys on base but please come off the ledge and stop with the “here we go again” lament at least until the end of this series 

 

Highlander fans won’t tell you to your face but they love our Daniel Murphy because he reminds them of Don Mattingly and it kills them that they have Douche Bag Rodriguez and we have not only D-Wright but Danny Baseball.

 

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE I’m beeeggggggggggggginnnnnnnnnngggggggggggg you NO MORE BLACK UNIFORMS!!!!!!! And ditch those two-tone hats!!!!!!! Mex and Ronnie hit it out of the park, the Mets gray roadie is CLASSIC!!!!!!!!!

 

Now that’s a bullpen!             

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  1. And let’s not forget to keep pushing getting rid of those ridiculous plain white Dodger uniforms…real home Mets’ jerseys are white with blue pinstripes. Black jerseys? We don’t need no stinkin’ black jerseys.

  2. I totally agree about the two-toned hats. I hate those more than the all-black.

    Of course the road grays rule. at least they got that right (except for the ugly black shading)

    look at an old picture of Casey. Deepr blue. No shading.

    And I liked the Reds “Mr. Red” on the sleeve – let’s have Mr. Met on one arm in 2010.

    Thanks for the link

  3. kranepool says:

    Originally Posted By Paul
    And let’s not forget to keep pushing getting rid of those ridiculous plain white Dodger uniforms…real home Mets’ jerseys are white with blue pinstripes. Black jerseys? We don’t need no stinkin’ black jerseys.

    If they at least wore the pinstripe on Sunday’s at home I’d be ok with the snow whites

    But I agree the BLACK GOT TO GO!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. kranepool says:

    @Mets Police
    same here on the balck hat not as bad as that two tone crap

    I have about 5 Mr. Met t-shirts and a hoddie with Mr. Met on the sleeve love that little fella

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