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Posted 31 May 2013 - 08:16 PM

4-0.  Game over. 

 

nmig, the Mets are pretty lowly themselves.  Like I said in a previous post, they can't be penciled in to beat anyone.  Not with their offense. 


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Posted 31 May 2013 - 08:17 PM

14 wins for the Marlins after this one ends, 4 of which have come vs the Mets. Amazing.



4-0.  Game over. 

 

nmig, the Mets are pretty lowly themselves.  Like I said in a previous post, they can't be penciled in to beat anyone.  Not with their offense. 

Hey, I wasn't the one talking about the thought of them going 8-1 over their next nine or whatever. Just frustrating to see them continue to play so poorly against a Miami team that may turn out to be the worst team in baseball history (no hyperbole in that statement either).

 

I'll be happy if they can win the next two but I'm sure they won't.


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Posted 31 May 2013 - 08:29 PM

I said quite clearly that 8-1 was a pipe dream.  I'm hoping for 5-4 (which I also said quite clearly).

 

The Marlins actually match up kind of well with the Mets...neither team can really hit worth a damn, and the Marlins have pitched a little better overall. 

 

Another hapless-looking AB that ends in a K for Ike.  I guess as long as he gets a hit here and there, the Mets will look the other way.

 

One thing to be said for Murph...I maintain that he's still limited, as far as his skills go.  But he's got some grit to him...some anger...some emotion.  Something to be said for that. 



David's starting to rack up the Ks again.  Seen that before.


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 31 May 2013 - 08:51 PM

Oh well.  Tomorrow is another day.


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 31 May 2013 - 09:29 PM

Yea that was a pretty horrible strikeout today against a lefty who pretty much tossed up a meatball down the middle of the plate when murphy was on 2nd.

 

Until they upgrade the offense these kind of games will continue. The Mets have 2 legit hitters (Wright, Murphy) who go up to the plate with some semblance of a plan, the rest are just mindless guess hackers(does Ankiel do anything EXCEPT swing for the fences on every pitch). Now when they guess right the Mets will put runs on the board, when they mostly guess wrong you get games like today.


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Posted 01 June 2013 - 08:06 AM

It gets even worse when Wright slumps (like he is now), and admittedly, after last year's second half, I can't help but wonder that whenever Wright does find himself in a slump, if it's going to be a loooooooong one. 

 

Ankiel is now hitting, well like Ankiel again...the one that wasn't good enough for the Astros, but is somehow good enough for Captain Passive's Mets. 

 

You are right 7, Mets pretty much have to pitch their asses off (like they did during the 5-game winning streak) and hope the few guys who can actually hit the damn ball actually do so. 


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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 03:48 PM

God McHugh is such a piece of garbage. This needs to be the last major league start he makes for the mets EVER.


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Posted 01 June 2013 - 04:18 PM

What a shocker, losing to the Marlins yet again
This game is over with Fernandez on the mound.
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Posted 01 June 2013 - 04:39 PM

Now I don't feel bad for not giving two s*its about the sweep lol.  Guess that was the Mets' moment for this year like Santana's no-hitter was last year.


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Posted 01 June 2013 - 05:19 PM

God McHugh is such a piece of garbage. This needs to be the last major league start he makes for the mets EVER.

 

Last four starts in the majors have been bad for him.  This was a golden opportunity for the guy who was clearly on the outside looking in to try to show his team something.  Safe to say he didn't make the most of it.  He pitched himself out of having any relevance for the Mets in the near future.  Only way he gets another shot anytime soon is if arms start landing on the DL.

 

The seemingly endless parade of strikeouts is what makes me insane.  It's not even like these guys strike out and do other things well (like get on base, hit for power, etc)...they just fvcking strike out, over and over and over again. 

 

Hopefully, when Sandy decides he can be bothered with attempting to improve the major-league product, maybe he can start with trying to find guys whose bats actually meet the ball on occasion.  That'd be a hell of a start. 


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 05:33 PM

Now I don't feel bad for not giving two s*its about the sweep lol.  Guess that was the Mets' moment for this year like Santana's no-hitter was last year.

 

Amazing how quickly this team destroyed whatever goodwill they had built up in that sweep.  Took all of two days. 


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 05:54 PM

Wow...top of the 9th, Mets getting destroyed, and now they're talking about the friggin '94 Rangers beating the Devils.  Even mentioned "Matteau Matteau Matteau". 

 

Marlins now 10-38 against the rest of major league baseball, and 5-3 against the Mets.  Outstanding.


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THE NHL MUST LOVE THE DEVILS - from who else? A RANGER fan!
[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 05:56 PM

If only we had a more favorable schedule. You know, with more games against the Yankees and fewer against the Marlins :rolleyes:.
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Posted 02 June 2013 - 06:44 AM

Great start from Wheeler last night vs Fresno!
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Posted 02 June 2013 - 12:27 PM

Rick AnKiel sucks.
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Posted 02 June 2013 - 12:29 PM

The fvck is going on here with these bullsh!t dunkers and misjudgments. We just got swept by the Marlins

 

guess we angered the baseball gods by beating the Yankees. Here is our punishment


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Posted 02 June 2013 - 12:38 PM

Rick AnKiel sucks.

 

Even Houston knew that...not Stammerin' Sandy though. 

 

Wright looking more and more like the player who disappeared right along with the Mets last year.  Oh Captain my Captain.  :rolleyes:

 

Marco Solo hits a home run.  His eyes must light up when he sees no one on base.


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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
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Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 12:42 PM

It's not so serious a slump that I'm concerned...could be Wright trying to do too much. Not like he's getting any support in that lineup either.

 

Duda's numbers are hilarious. 10 solo home runs. Unreal


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Posted 02 June 2013 - 12:51 PM

Who the fvck is Ed Lucas? What is going on?


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Posted 02 June 2013 - 12:51 PM

Some guys find a way, one way or another, even when they're not well supported.  Wright doesn't.  He's a good player, not saying he's nothing, but the idea that he's either a leader or a cornerstone player is silly.  At this point in his career, he's a complementary player who is (unfortunately) seen as more than that by his franchise.

 

Wow, is Harvey getting some unbelievably bad luck today.  This must be driving him insane.


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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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