Monthly Archives: August 2020

Mets survive another starter scratch as ownership rumors swirl

The Mets found out on Tuesday afternoon that David Peterson wouldn’t make his scheduled start in Miami. Instead, he went on the injured list with shoulder fatigue and Corey Oswalt took the mound against the Marlins. It was another tough … Continue reading

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Fernando Tatis Jr. exposes an unwritten rule that is bad for baseball

I woke up pretty late this morning because I stayed up too long watching Smitty from Barstool play Fall Guys. It’s a PlayStation game that features a bunch of Goobers partaking in simple elimination challenges. After a few rounds, all … Continue reading

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Mets swept by Phillies, fall into last place

The Mets are now at the very bottom of the National League East after losing three straight games to the rival Philadelphia Phillies. The series started out rough with Jacob deGrom being scratched and then Philadelphia winning by mere inches … Continue reading

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deGrom Day goes horribly wrong, Mets lose on play at the plate

I had a feeling that Friday night’s Jacob deGrom vs. Spencer Howard matchup looked a little too good to be true. What could have been an easy win for the Mets turned into anything but when deGrom was scratched due … Continue reading

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Jeff McNeil’s heroic catch and Tomas Nido’s career day keep Mets in the postseason picture

I know I’m not the only one who figured that the Mets were doomed when David Peterson started Thursday’s matinee by walking Trea Turner. The impending sense of dread only worsened when Adam Eaton reached on a Tomas Nido throwing … Continue reading

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Don’t let Pete Alonso get hot

It’s no secret that Pete Alonso has gotten off to a cold start this season. We haven’t see the ridiculous power that fueled his record-breaking 2019 campaign. Other Mets have helped pick up the slack, like J.D. Davis, Michael Conforto … Continue reading

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The Mets are so back… to being terrible

I was actually feeling good about the Mets on Monday morning. They were coming off a series win over the Marlins and were sitting in playoff position as the No. 8 seed in the National League despite having a 7-9 … Continue reading

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There will be no Big Ten football this autumn

We knew it was a possibility for months, but today the news was handed down by the evil administrators that want us to be miserable forever. The Big Ten Conference announced the postponement of the 2020-21 fall sports season, including all … Continue reading

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The Rangers have the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NHL Draft

I don’t pretend to know the rules that determine the order of picks in the NHL Draft. I’m pretty sure they changed them this season with eight extra teams qualifying for the playoffs, anyway. Common sense would dictate that the … Continue reading

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Is J.D. Davis more than just a one-season wonder?

I’m starting to think that J.D. Davis might be my new favorite player. Not only is he a lovable goof who came out of nowhere to shine at the plate for the Mets last year, but in 2020 he’s continuing … Continue reading

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