Where Have You Gone Andy Van Slyke is probably the best Pirates blog on the interwebs. Here's what Patrick had to say about Friday's matchup beforehand:
Shaun Marcum, someone that seemed like a decent fit for the Pirates while the whole Francisco Liriano debacle was happening, is going for the Mets. He dealt with shoulder problems in camp and neck problems after that and in the games he has pitched he's been pretty bad. This is the sort of game that you'd like to see the Pirates win, based on pitching matchup alone.
Well that was shot right through the heart of the deer, wasn't it? (I don't condone shooting deer with arrows or bullets or killer rainbows.)
Matt Harvey has done some things never before seen in a Mets uniform. Shaun Marcum achieved that tonight, but not in a good way. Marcum has become the first Met to go his first three starts without going five innings. Think about that, we've had guys like Jeff D'Amico, Victor Zambrano, and Julio Valera. And even th...