Originally written on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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See, Heath Bell is about efficiency. I mean, why have four pitchers walk one batter each when one pitcher can do ineffectively do that on his own. Using four pitchers to walk four batters? That's pork barrel politics. To have one guy do it all just makes more sense. To have Heath Bell do it is fitting on this homecoming week, as the former Met threw only 24 strikes in 46 pitches in the ninth inning. And a good portion of those strikes were foul balls hit by Justin Turner (eight) in an epic 13 pitch at bat where he came from down 0-2 to driving in the tying run with the bases loaded. Bell walked David Wright, Lucas Duda, Ike Davis and Turner before giving up a single to Kirk Nieuwenhuis, thus giving the sweep to the Mets with a 3-2 win on Thursday.You can't say that the Mets didn't treat Jose Reyes right this week. Not only did they give him a video tribute, but they also gave him not one, but three swift kicks in the ass. He also got, totally free of charge, an exasperat...
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