I will share something completely out of context now but it will make sense with tonight’s game. You’ll see.
Last March, I was sitting @ Dodgertown watching the Mets play (the Dodgers DUH!) and I started chatting baseball, places in Florida, and park food with the guy to my left. It was a weird conversation with a few others about peanuts but it was definitely a fun moment.
At the end of the conversation when talking about position players this year he said: “My nephew is in the Mets organization.” I replied: “Oh cool. What’s his name?”
“Daniel Murphy. He is a third baseman so who knows when he will be there”
“Cool deal. I will google him when I get home.”
Never did but I guess I don’t have to now. And don’t worry Uncle Murphy, Daniel is doing pretty good so far on the field… even if it’s not third base.
Kudos to him for making the Phillies plans go wrong.
(Oh and some love to Delgado, too. He was a happy camper today *wink*)
I hope the seven run lead that they blew on the game that ended today, doesn’t reflect on the attitude of the game that starts today. I don’t have any more nails to bite, energy to watch another extra innings game or desire to watch the Mets loose the division by one game.
Today the team has to show the fans that they still have it. In boxing they say you can’t knock out the same rival twice. Or something along those lines, that lightining…blah, blah.
For one I am not that mad @ the bullpen. Sure it was them @ the end but it was Pedro @ the beginning. All the shift is going to the fact that the bullpen didn’t keep the 7-5 lead but Pedro gave away the 7-0… which, after using my calculator I conclude that a 7 run lead is bigger than a 2 run lead.
Wright’s RBI Watch: Made it to 100 last night. Congrats!
lost. The Phillies won. …. which means that it can’t be stress-free all the time. Wasn’t Ramirez supposed to give the Dodgers some edge? Come on Manny, help us out! Getting sweeped by the Phillies? OH, COME ON!
An out-of-state fan is not happy when the game is through CW. Then again I am not as bitter today as I would be if I had actually watched the game.
I guess they didn’t have to decide if A. Reyes was going down because well … (sighs) Maine is out. Castillo is in with no hassle. Let’s see how it goes today.
It’s game time…. catcha later.
Number 100…. used in:
Time – 100 years … means is old… or antique.
In David Wright’s RBI count… means it’s about to happen for the 4th straight season.
As of yesterday’s game he has 99. It could happen today being that the majority of his RBI’s are at home games that are at night. But 70 out of the 99 came before the All-Star.. but then again the Post All Star stat don’t end ’till the end of the season.
Sooo….We are officially in the 100 RBI watch. Of course 100+ are not a bad thing either.
We leave you with a blast from the past… Enjoy HS David!
Let’s start with today and see how it goes.
I hate to see Tatis play less but I guess they can work it out. He does need his rest as well and Mighty Manuel has things under control.
Fridays are always good for Church – yeah, yeah you can throw the tomatoes now…
There was an instant in the game were the Braves’ Outfielder Infante decided to interact with the fans. He seemed to have a smile on his face but we are not sure if it was a happy smile or an “I have it” smile.
Bottom of the 9th after David doubled, Beltran intentionally walked (which didn’t really make sense to me – they could’ve pitched to him and get an out), they decided to pitch to Delgado – who was all over the ball last night. His hit wasn’t all that impressive but Infante came into play again. This time around dear ol’ Omar (Infante not Minaya) didn’t have a smile on his face.
But the rest of the fans did.
Outcome of the game: Happy Fans and 2.5 up! – Yeah in case you were wondering the Phillies lost.
David MVP Watch: