Madness : the quality or state of being mad: as a : rage b : insanity c : extreme folly
- Websters online dictionary
If this doesn’t describe the current decent of this Mets team, well I sure don’t know what does. All I know is that this team can’t win for losing ! They score six runs on Tuesday night – BOOM- they lose by the score of 7-6 ! Chris Capuano has one of his finest outings so far, letting up two runs on eight hits while walking thee – POW- they lose by the score of 2-0 !
Look I am not taking anything away from this Giants team, they are the real deal. And unlike the Mets right now they have a couple of starting pitchers who would be considered aces or at the very least number two starters on many of the other teams in the league. Lincecum was phenomenal last night, limiting the Mets to one run. Yes it seemed like the Mets had him on the ropes a couple of times, but he managed to come out of it unscathed! Thats what aces are supposed to do – not MELTDOWN ( are you reading this Big Pelf ?!?)
All I know is is this team is not playing up to their potential. They look tight at the plate as well as on the field. They are looking like the classic example of a mediocre team – when they hit they can’t pitch, when they pitch they can’t hit ! This is truly maddening because we have talented hitters such as Wright, Reyes, Beltran and Davis, along with good pitchers like Niese, Pelfrey and Dickey ( although I am starting to think that last year was a aberration).
It is getting to late to say that it is to early in the season to bury this team. This team needs to get angry- get hungry – and stay hungry !! When the Washington Nationals are playing better than you it’s a disgrace !! If this team finishes in the basement it’s a disgrace ! If the Mets don’t pay over slot in the amateur draft it would be a disgrace !!! We all know this team is better than what we are seeing right now. Maybe I am just to optimistic, maybe I am blinded by my loyalty- or maybe I am just loco in the cabeza , but I still think this team is a .500 team or better – they just have to start playing that way !
Oh ! And If the Mets trade Jose Reyes mid season it would be …… just MADNESS !!!!
All I know is tonight I am so tempted to celebrate Cinco De Mayo by drowning my sorrows in Corona !!!
And with that said… HERE COMES THE INFAMY !!!!
Mets alumni celebrating a birthday today include:
Middle reliever from the ’97 season, Juan Acevedo is 41 (1970) .
The New York Mets signed free agent middle reliever, Eric Gunderson on May 5, 1994.
The New York Mets reserve outfielder, released Ben Johnson on May 5, 2008. Yes folks he was the main player that we received from the Padres in return for Heath Bell and Royce Ring.
Mo Vaughn will be spending Cinco De Mayo at his local Chevy’s drinking mass quantities of Corona and Dos Equis while eating his weight in pork enchiladas, nachos and cheese, and coconut cajetas. Needless to say I wouldn’t want to stand down wind from him after that feast !!!!