Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/8/14
Memorial Day weekend is a great time for baseball. Families around the northeast will have their first traditional BBQ of the year. I love Memorial Day because (with respect to Gary Keith and Ron), I enjoy sitting outside and listening to the WFAN broadcast while enjoying some delicious BBQ. This weekend, the San Diego Padres head east to join the Mets for the start of the longest home stand of the season. This weekend will be an eventful one for Mets fans. On Friday night, the first 25,000 fans will receive a Mets Cap. On Saturday afternoon, the first 25,000 fans will receive a Rusty Staub bobblehead. Then on Sunday afternoon, Banner Day returns to Flushing! Thursday, 7:10pm: Jeremy Hefner v. Eric Stults When somebody who doesn’t watch either team sees this matchup, I can guarantee you their response will be, “who?” Hefner looked decent against a tough Toronto lineup last week as he came in to relieve Miguel Batista. Hefner threw 5 innings, allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. What I...
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