First Place

First Place by themselves.
 
And you didn’t want to fire Willie.
 
Congrats Jerry!

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No Rain

Ok I will eat the humble pie.  The Mets had nice weather after all.

However, that doesn’t change my feeling that it would be more courteous to cancel games when the weather forecast is horrible so that people can best plan their day.

It’s Raining

If anyone in Flushing checks out the Mets Police, you may want to check out weather.com

I know it's fun to collect parking revenue but it's also rude.

Nobody wants to sit at Shea today even if you marketed the heck out of this game (not sold out hmmmm). Nobody wants to sit at Shea even if there's a three hour fantasy window you know about.

You know who goes to 12:10 starts? Daycamps. One can only assume the Mets like making kids sit in the rain.

I see Fred Wilpon admitted the Mets screwed up the Willie firing. Maybe he can admit all the other goofball things as part of the "Dopiest Moments In Shea History" – then I can retire the blog.

They won. OverReyes homered. Back tied for first. Move on from Santanagate it will consume your lifeforce.

I am sad to hear Pedro Martinez's father passed away. There's blogger chopbusting and real life. Be with your family.

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Lord Stanley’s Travels

The Sporting News did a complete makeover today – now it’s an, i dunno, e-paper. Sort of like The National but via email. i liked it a lot, and they make it easy to share things so here goes one:

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July 23, 2008

Click the box and it will take you there.