Saturday, August 22, 2009

Missing the game

So this has been a hard week for me, in to a serious accident in the family and in part to what my parents promised to be a fun and relaxing vacation at the Jersey Shore. However how good can a vacation be when you find yourself surrounded by Phillies Fans and none of the local channels show the Mets game. Last night was especially hard, Yankees v Red Sox & Mets v Phillies and me sitting here unable to watch either game.

Apparently in my time away the one the only Billy Wagner returned to the Mets and pitched an amazing inning from what I hear. Then before I had time to digest such a momentous event, I find out that the Red Sox have claimed the Sandman away on waivers. I'd hate to see him go, but it would be great to see one of my favorite pitchers play for a contender (dare I say potential W.S. winner) at least he's not going to the Yankees! Can't wait till Tuesday to see what happens.

As for the the AL East rivals, well the Yanks displayed their power to Fenway's B squad (Francona pulled out the big guns in the 4th inning). Who know what the final score could have been if the A team were up! One thing for sure, 11-20 will not be repeated today, as the boys from bean town are dominating at 12-1 in the 8th.

Kevin Youkilis has shown that he's unstoppable after returning from a 5 game suspension and hitting 2 home runs today for 5 rbis in the game. Big Papi has hit his 20th hr of the season, and proud papa Pedroia is surely setting a good example for his bouncing baby boy Dylan!

~Keep it up guys always I'M PROUD OF YOU!

Saturday, August 15, 2009

And the HITS keep on coming... literally

I know Met fans everywhere are shaking their heads in disbelief. As the NY Mets are in the midst of their 40th anniversary celebrating the Amazin' 69 Mets, I can't help but wonder i n 40 years will the 2009 Mets be remembered as the weakend Orange and Bruised?

In case you missed it, the NY METropolitian hospital (as my dad so adequately calls the team) finally admitted David Wright. Wright became the latest casualty on this streak (one we can't wait to break) when he was hit in the head by a rogue pitch by Giants starter Matt Cain... thus breaking the hearts of female Mets fans everyone.

Wright was hit in the helmet above the ear and dropped to the floor like a helicopter in the Hudson. He then lay there motionless as the entire stadium came to a sudden halt. Everyone held their breaths and prayed. I nearly broke down into tears as I cried out "get up, omg get up David, for the love of G-d please get up!" After several minutes he was turned over my sister goes "oh good he's moving" to which I replied "I'd hardly consider that moving." David was clearly concused; an observation that I was able to make from all the way up in Promenade. Rest assured MetSoxNation he was able to walk off the field granted with some help. It has been reported that he is doing fine and is said to recover soon. He is being held over night at a NY hospital as he recovers from a concusion. For a team already missing the greater part of their power line up; Carlos Delgado, Carlos Beltran and Jose Reyes, any serious injury to Wright would be catastrophic.

So it is now with deep regret that I "welcome" Wright to the injury train. The lone soldier that survived for soo long has been struck down.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009


Sorry readers... I've been sooo low on energy and even lower on time since having started my new job. I have even attempted to enlist a few staff writers. If you are interested in helping me out on either the Mets or Red Sox aspect of the blog. let me know. I may also be interested in other view points and teams to expand on.

Anyway Im sure any and every mlb fan with ESPN has heard of the bench clearing brawl between my man Youk and Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello. But in case u missed it here's the play by play... or better yet fan footage!!!

All I can say its about damn time. I have been waiting for something like this since the Mets Marlins brawl of 07! As "bad" as it is for sportsmanship and for little kids to see, we all know deep down its something we practically pray for! I mean you saw how the fans reacted; Youkilis was praised! Fights like this really help to light a fire in the swings of the players. Take the results of this game for example .... 7-5 win!!!
Finally what I have been waiting for all season! A bench clearing brawl! Youk ur my hero! Go RED SOX!!!

Monday, August 10, 2009

I haven't posted anything, because i'm trying to pretend the month of August isn't happening... its been a bad 2 weeks for metsoxnation.