Found September 04, 2013 on Metstradamus:
Two things about Wednesday's victory over the Braves: Since the Detroit Tigers series, Mets starters have given up 14 runs in 56 and a third innings. That's good for a 2.23 ERA. Now I know you shouldn't trust September stats, but with Jon Niese coming back from injury, Dillon Gee pitching well all season (adding to that with one run given up in seven innings today), and Zack Wheeler in the precocious position of either turning into boom or bust, does it really mean absolutely nothing? Second, Bobby Ojeda is talking about Lucas Duda in the post game saying stuff like "he's no longer listening to what everybody is telling him, he's swinging the bat hard and getting results, and he's taking charge of his career." My assumption is that he's talking about the fact that Lucas is swinging the bat instead of walking. When are people going to learn that the best hitters in baseball do both? Drives me up a wall when people complain about Joey Vott...
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