It’s easy to look up in the standings and gripe about being 21 games behind Philly, or 15.5 games back of Atlanta but we deserve to look below and celebrate being ahead of Washington and Florida.
Yesterday’s double header sweep put us 5.5 games ahead of the Fish which is a big enough margin to make BMF “fairly comfortable” we’re not gonna finish in last place… I hope.
Florida sucks and the truth is I’d rather be U’s heading into next year than them.
Dickey was SICKK with 7 shutout innings in game 1 and Gee was fantastic allowing 1 run in 6 frames in game 2.
For some reason I find it hard to get excited about either pitcher but they keep giving us great games again and again.
I’m really beginning to like Reuben Tejada. The fact that he’s producing offensively with a .282 avg at this stage is VERY encouraging for his future in the Bigs. I’d love to see this kid man second next year and beyond.
Speaking of potential second basemen Daniel Murphy was lost to another injury. Tough break for the kid… Or should I say “tough tear for the kid” who tore his MCL to end his season.
Murph is really difficult to figure out what to do with. He’s not good defensively… anywhere, can definitely hit, but very limited power. Plus now you have to throw in 2 consecutive years ending with knee injuries.
The thing about Murphy is he seems to always be easily overlooked only to grind it out and prove his worth again and again.
I hate to say it but if the Mets are fielding a playoff caliber team Murphy ain’t getting any regular PT.