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It was Jeremy Hefner‘s turn to have a Sunday round with Steve Serby of the New York Post. As is usually the case, Serby did a nice job of revealing a side of Hefner we hadn’t known on a variety of topics ranging from the two times he was drafted by the Mets and didn’t sign, to how he would pitch Babe Ruth. The following four questions I found to be most compelling.
Q: What drives you?
A: I really love the game. I want people back home, people in Queens, kids in Queens, to look at me as an example of someone who does it right. … I just try to use my platform for the goodness of the game … that there are good people that play the game, too.
Q: So you’re resilient.
A: I have to be, ’cause I’m not Matt Harvey, or Adam Wainwright, you know. Those guys that just have the stuff to get people out even on the bad days. So I have to prepare, I have to tweak, I have to do all those things to keep an edge, because the league’s always gonna catch up to you, and so you’ve gotta keep making adjust...
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Jeremy Hefner allowed one run on two hits over seven innings and the New York Mets turned two throwing errors by Milwaukee third baseman Juan Francisco into a pair of unearned runs and a 2-1 victory over the Brewers on Sunday.
Josh Satin had two doubles and a single for the Mets, scoring one run and driving in the other to extend his hitting streak to 11 games.
Hefner, who matched...
Tonight's #Mets Lineup:
1. Young Jr 7
2. Murphy 4
3. Wright 5
4. Davis 3
5. Kirk 9
6. Lagares 8
7. Buck 2
8. Quintanilla 6
9. Wheeler P
— Mets Family™ (@MetsFamily) July 5, 2013
Tonight's #Brewers lineup vs Mets: pic.twitter.com/p3JaNZgK6F
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) July 5, 2013
Ike, Buck & Kirk in the #mets lineup… More K's in their names or in their...
The brilliance of Keith Barlow Hernandez on SNY is truly one of a kind. His “Keithisms” are legendary and have been said over and over by Mets fans for years.
So here at the Daily Stache, the fantastic @MetsKevin11 has come up with a way to listen to his greatness over and over with the Keith Hernandez Soundboard.
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