Found April 22, 2013 on Mets Fan Club:
TweetIt’s hard to predict good things when the Mets get together to play the reigning NL East champions, regardless if the games are home or away. So when you look at Mets/Nationals with pitching matchups of Harvey/Strasburg, Hefner/Gonzalez, and Gee/Zimmerman, you can’t logically expect a series win. Or even just one win (although that’s really becoming the case with Harvey on the mound). But the Mets did just that, defying logic on so many levels to take two out of three at Citi Field. Based on his last couple of outings, can the Mets logically expect Dillon Gee to throw shutout ball for almost six innings? He did exactly that in yesterday’s impressive 2-0 win. But even more so, can anyone logically expect a bullpen of Hawkins, Lyon, Rice, and Parnell to hold the lead against one of the best hitting teams in baseball? That’s why they play the game. We’ve all seen players start off the season strong, but can we logically expect lifetime hitting .236 John Buck to continue pounding t...
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