Originally posted on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 8/26/12
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Some might think it was a bit over the top for Ike Davis to do a little pirouette in the air to punctuate his walk-off dinger on Sunday. After all, nobody should be thumping their chest after just barely beating the Astros by the skin of their teeth. Me, I'm just glad he didn't wreck ligaments in his ankle. You know that just by wearing the Mets uniform you're more susceptible to that kind of ridiculousness.I'd have more of a problem with the celebration if it seemed remotely like showed hubris about beating the Astros. But it was obviously a "aw the hell with it" moment that is born out of losing a whole slew of games, and realizing how close they came to losing two out of three to a team that had come into the series winning seven out of their last fifty games. Hell everybody cheered when Roy McAvoy holed out from 235 yards even though it resulted in a 12. That's basically what Ike's home run was. Just like McAvoy avoided total embarrassment with a 235 foot 12, the Mets avoided to...
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