Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/2/12
I’ll get to the recap in a minute, but first I gotta tell you something funny before I forget. I was on the phone with a buddy of mine on Tuesday night and we were lamenting the fact that the trade deadline came and went without so much as a peep from Sandy Alderson. Surprise, surprise, right? He goes on to tell me how he wishes the Mets turn it around and by some miracle come to within a half game of a Wild Card spot with one game left for all the marbles – game number 162. “Then Jason Bay goes 0-for-5 with five strikeouts, three with the bases loaded”, he said. “Daniel Murphy makes two huge errors, Josh Thole has two passed balls and allows three stolen bases, Jon Rauch walks three straight batters, Ramon Ramirez relieves him and walks in two runs before being replaced by Frank Francisco who allows a walk-off grand slam on the first pitch he throws to Jose Reyes to complete the Marlins 7-6 comeback over the Mets and deny them the post season.” Okay, I didn’t remember all the exac...
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