First off I would like to apologize for not supplying a column for the last two days. First off I had a pressing family matter that I had to attend to and I also was a bit depressed over the beating that the Mets received at the hands of the Phillies this past weekend. But on to the positive stuff.So what can we take out of last nights loss in extra innings to the Reds last night ? Well good Ollie showed up - unfortunately so did Manny Acosta. Ike Davis even though he went 1-5 looks like he belongs and Jeff Francouer is mashing the ball - too bad the opposing team is making spectacular catches to corral them. Well I guess we have to look forward to tonight's game, and hope that John Maine can be the stopper to this three game losing streak, and that he can build on the success of his last start.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             " Happy Birthday Robinson Cancel !"                                                                                                                                                                      And with that said... HERE COMES THE INFAMY !!!Happy Birthday to one time Atlanta Brave and now current Mets manager at AAA Buffalo, Ken Oberkfell (1956).Middle reliever Manny Aybar is 38 (1972) .Utility infielder from the '05 team, Miguel Cairo is 36 (1974).Third string catcher - and Ninja Turtle in disguise - Robinson Cancel is 34 (1976) .Toronto Blue Jays claimed reliever Pete Walker of the New York Mets on waivers on May 4, 2002.And todays Mo Vaughn tidbit of the day - He did inhale !