I know last nights game was horrendous on all counts, I must apologize to my readers for not giving my usual daily Met report. We had a bit of a family emergency last night and my husband Dan had to be taken to the hospital. He has walking pnuemonia and we spent all night in the ER. I am happy to say although he is in ICU for his breathing he is doing fine and alot better than this team who will be on life support if things do not change.
Tom Glavine turned in his usual pitching performance, 7 innings 2 runs etc, and I'm sure he was praying that the terrible achilles heel of this team, the bull pen wouldn't squander yet another good performance.
Reliever Mike DeJean who I was not to thrilled with when I heard about his arrival has been fantastic, but I'm wondering how long this will last. Art Howe's insane over use of pitcher may wear him down to the nub and pretty soon he will be giving up rocket shots. I"mjust waiting for the other shoe to drop.
Tonight DeJean was once again good going 1 and 1/3 innings and of course Howe can never resist the urge to live dangerously yanks him in favor of Disaster Twin MIke STanton to pitch to a lefty. Of course as usual the lefty gets a hit off of Stanton, and by some miracle Stanton got out of the inning.
I'm going to make this short since it was a long day around the Forst household, but lets face it folks, we should not be (to use Howe's words) "battling" a team like the Expos who are at least 15 games out of first place.
The Mets need to win this series. I'm curious to see the outcome of this 4 game set.