Sunday, September 28, 2008

Mets miss the playoffs on the last day, again.

You know how sometimes when you have a nightmare, but you forget some of the details until you go to bed the next night? Pretty much the same situation today with the last day of the regular season coming against the Marlins, with an occasionally surprising but unreliable lefty on the mound for the Mets.

Last year, Tom Glavine wasted no time putting the faithful out of their misery. This year, it was a close game throughout, with the Mets falling behind by two before tying in the bottom of that very inning with a Beltran two-run home run. Having regained the momentum, Charlie Manuel called on the inexcusable Scott Schoenweis to maximize the Marlins' chances of hitting one out (which Wes Helms did). Luis Ayala was then brought on to surrender another solo homer to Dan Uggla. The Mets threatened but didn't score in the bottom of the 8th and 9th, and that was all she wrote.

Seriously, I want the Wilpons to fire Minaya and get someone who knows what they're doing.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Dear Mr. Flushing,



Derek Jeter