Well, that was ugly. I can't believe I watched most of it. This Mets team is just maddening. Greg and Jason at Faith and Fear in Flushing have nailed it on the head--this team is just not likable. Maybe its due to my own high standards after 2006, but I just can't feel invested in this batch of guys, many of whom seemed to have slipped past their sell date. Even doing this blog is definitely not as much fun as it has been in the past.
Maybe we need a shot of Pedro? Who knows. At least Gary and Keith had some fun...
--Keith awards medals at will:
(Gary mentions that Bobby Cox got ejected once again from a game to set the major league record.)
Keith: He'll be going into the Hall of Fame--that'll be on his plaque.
Gary: You think???!!!
Keith: Yeah, its like his purple heart.
Gary: (Laughs) You know, on the Braves telecasts they keep an open mic next to where Cox is in the dugout, and you hear him complain about every single pitch.
Keith: He's...(pauses)...tough on umpires.
--Keith and Ron are psychically linked
(A replay i sshowing a ball being thrown from left field to the Pirates third basemen)
Keith: It goes to the cutoff man--Hello, there's a runner on first base.
Gary: (Chuckles) You know, Ron dropped a McFly on the Marlins Sunday. (Pauses) Hello, McFly!
Keith: It's been a long time since I saw that movie.
Gary: Back to the Future
Keith: Yeah, its been a while since I thought about it. He really said that?
Gary: Yeah, that's why I totally thought you were going to drop a McFly on me.
Keith: No, I totally forgot that.
Well Keith, there's a lot I'd like to forget about this season.