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Jun 12th, 2011

LOVE’S SO TOUGH. [6-12-11]

Mets v Pirates, 6-12-11 I am sure I am not alone when I tell you that this game made me nervous, early on. I mean, Jose is out there in the on-deck circle before the lineup cards are even exchanged (the background music for this is the Law & Order theme in Pittsburgh) and our seats are just off the Pirates on-deck circle and you think, you know, let’s get ’em today. And then Correia sits them down, one two three, and then he does it again, and then he does it again. I am not sure why TBF and I didn’t start talking loudly about the no-hitter that he had going except that I know TBF finds it obnoxious and feels that it’s an offensive punishable by the home fans spilling beer on us, but it’s not like anyone around us would have noticed or cared (the woman next to TBF just wanted to know if we had racing pierogies, and the guy behind us kept yelling for a double play when there were already two outs).… [more]


Jun 12th, 2011


What’s the best thing about road games, aside from better tickets and nicer security? Better BP access! [We wished Jose happy birthday when he came out on the field. Chip Hale says, “It’s your birthday?” “Twenty-five, baby,” was Jose’s response.] Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. … [more]


Jun 11th, 2011


It was a beautiful day at a beautiful ballpark with the Mets just steps away from .500 and R.A. Dickey was pitching and it was Jose Reyes’ birthday. This was a winning combination, at least on paper. At least on paper. It was one of those games, you know, where the Mets almost do things right, but not quite. It was one of those games where they hit singles that should have been doubles and doubles that should bring the runner home and throw pitches that should be strikes or at least catch the guy by surprise but instead go further than the hurler intended it to.… [more]