MY, THOSE ARE SOME LOVELY KIDS YOU HAVE THERE

While the baseball world was drooling over the debut of Stephen Strasburg, and let me say, all joking aside Strasburg’ pitching was mesmerizing, but there was another story of strapping young men playing ball in Flushing. First Mike Pelfrey continues his coming out season and THANK YOU, THANK YOU to whoever pursued Jerry Manuel to allow Big Pelf to go out for the 9th inning. The site of Fernando Nieve in that situation would have brought me to tears, and then we had the walk off bomb by Ike Davis, who launched the ball into the far reaches of the Pepsi Porch, the spot we’ve been told no Mets player could ever hit a ball, to win a game that had 1969 written all over it. That was the type of game the Miracle Mets of that year used to win and around this time during that season, Mets fans felt there was something happing here, what it is ain’t exactly clear, and that’s how I feel about this vintage of Mets, if they can ever figure how to succeed away from Queens, well this summer could be pre-ty, pre-ty, pre-ty special around here.

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  1. Wasn’t that great last night? You’re right, it does feel like something may be brewing. I think this team is close, but not there yet (as in playoff contender). I think they are one starter and one reliever away. In my mind, do what it takes to get Lee. The M’s know they’ll get shit when he walks in October, so give them a fair deal NOW. If you can do a sign and trade, and lock up Lee for 4, I’d give them Mejia righjt now, but only if there can be a sign and trade. If they want someone in addition, we’ll talk, but the division is there for the taking. Get aggressive, Omar and Jeff. Things have been too shitty for too long around here. Get the job done!

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