Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/11/12
I love baseball and watching today’s Mets game on WPIX only served to remind me of how much I really dig this game, even when the games don’t count in the standings yet. After reading so much about Johan Santana‘s progress, what a thrill it was to see him firing strikes at will today against the Miami Marlins. Fastballs, changeups, sliders… he threw everything, but the kitchen sink and more importantly he showed good command. Heck, he even touched 90 on the scoreboard radar gun a few times. I can’t say what’s happening here right now, but it kind of feels like the first chapter of an amazing comeback by El Gocho. Of course I couldn’t help but notice how out of place Adam Loewen looked in centerfield today for the New York Mets. Offensively, Loewen looks to have the kind of bat that will come in handy off the bench, but was he really as bad as he looked out there today where he made an absolute adventure out of a few routine flyballs? Loewen, 28, had two more hits today, and is now ...
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