Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Having never had a no-hitter in team history, is it too much to ask for our starter to pitch 5 no-hit innings to be immediately followed by El Nino, thereby securing at least a cheap, but official, no-hitter for the Metsies? Great job tonight Glavine, pitching 6 innings of one-hit complete game shuout ball. You ruined the best chance we're going to have.
5:42 - i hear live blogging is pretty popular and marks your arrival to the sports blogosphere. I doubt that'll work for us here at GMDB but it's worth a shot. I'll be watching the mets v redbirds on ESPN tonight (right after I finish this viewing of Nick of Time). and drinking. first frosty beevo, down the hatch.
6:03 - live blogging is fucking boring
6:08 - Shine man is the hero!!!!
6:10 - this song gets rocks harder every fucking time I listen to it.
6:11 - game time is not getting hear fast enough, i'm going to a bar.
8:23 - that rain delay really fit in nicely with my plans
8:25 - fuck you cardinals
8:26 - fuck you rolen
8:27 - fuck you bennet
8:28 - fuck you miles
8:29 - fucking piece of shit miles
8:31 - wow this is really fun but im going back to the bar.
11:42 - wow what a terrible time. im never live blogging again.
Monday, June 25, 2007
Probably they same thing they were drinking when they became the shittiest team to ever win a world series last year.
Big Pud is an insufferable clown and I am sick of his bullshit. He is a disgrace to Italian culture, which really is saying a lot when you think about it. If you can look at this asshole and see anything but a mornic ass hat then you are also retarded.
I still begrudgingly root for the Pudster when he's playing but I'm sorry to say that he is an over rated joke and this little episode was the last straw for me. If this waste of sperm and egg is back next year, me and Omar are going to have problems.
Sunday, June 24, 2007
BROOMTOWN! Starring Paul "Fearless" LoDuca, David McWright, Officer Willie Randolph, and Detective Carlos Beltran!
Friday, June 22, 2007
Thursday, June 21, 2007
I'd rather we weren't playing like total pussies too, but it's never as bad as it seems.
Unrelated tangent - KSK posted a true story about my friend's encounter with Ben Roethlisberger at a Vegas craps table a few years ago. Alas, no link to GMDB.
Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Twins- Who the f**k is Scott Baker?
Monday, June 18, 2007
"Julio Franco didn't have pianos because it was so long ago... he had harpsicords, and his DJ was Johann Sebastian Bach!"
"When Julio Franco was a kid, his favorite activity was always arts and crafts. Or, as we used to call it: arts and farts and crafts. He used to make drawings... cave drawings! (Which is my way of saying he was a cave man)"
"Julio Franco is so old, he can remember saying 'sticks and stones may break my bones' and meaning it!"
"Julio Franco's first best friend hadn't fully evolved yet! His name was Ug and he walked on all fours!"
"There were two epidemics when Julio Franco first made the majors: head lice, and the plague - the Bubonic plague!"
"Julio Franco started playing baseball so long ago that fucking Jesus Christ was his first coach!"
"Julio Franco started playing baseball so long ago, that it was the Stone Age. No, but seriously, it wasn't the stone age... it was the Ice Age! No, really, it was the Stone Age. "
Friday, June 15, 2007
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Look at Doc. He is like 16 in this picture and he could throw this ball right thru your face.
Not only did Ron Darling sport cleated Roos but he also comprises the second half of my collection of Met faux 87 Topps baseball card school folder collection. The other half is pictured on the blog side bar.
If you'll notice, all 3 of these covers were from the 80's and they all feature bad ass action shots of bad ass mets beating asses. Then the 90's happen and for some reason no one wanted to put Butch Huskey or Lance Johnson or Dave Mlicki on the cover. So flash forward to 2000 and this turd bubbles up.
A lame ass studio shot of a bunch of dorks. I kind of liked Fonzi but look who else we got. Rey Rey, Olerud (in his fucking batting helmet for chrissake) and Robin "I-get pummeled-by-a-50-year-old-Nolan Ryan" Ventura. And let me answer to the rhetorical question posed on the cover, SI. No, you assholes.
Now we skip 6 years to when we get good again and the SI editors treat us with this:
Another dumb ass studio shot of goofy looking mets. Whats really annoying is these guys really are bad asses. Except Lo Duca or Capt. Red Ass or Big Pud or whatever he wants to call himself. Seriously, LOOK AT HIM. I just want to give him the biggest dead arm. So thanks for the tour of Rip City, Tom Verducci, I can't wait to never go back.
And I guess the retarded family photo was a big hit because tomorrow, SI subscibers will be enjoying round 2.
What the fuck man. The only positive I can say about this photo is at least they ditched the black hats with the blue brims. I can't wait to read just how unlikely it was that Omar Minaya paid brown people to play baseball for him. Oh wait, Minaya's brown too??? Holy shit, this must be the MOST unlikely story in baseball. Throw in John Maine and we got the fucking U.N. Fantastic. Melt my fucking pot Sports Illustrated. Just fucking melt it all over me.
Fuck this. I blame the slump retroactively on the SI cover curse. Fuck SI and fuck their curse.
Monday, June 11, 2007
And how lame is it that ShitiField is going to pay homage to the Dodgers and Ebbets Field? Screw that. Jackie Robinson is great but that's MLB's job, not ours. I mean, this is first team I learned to actively hate, starting with the '88 NLCS (an epochal moment for a young Mr Dynamo). We have a perfectly good history of our own and the Dodgers still exists as a franchise. Sorry you have such a hard-on for the Superbas, Wilpon, maybe you should have bought them and moved them back to Brooklyn. Ass.
Speaking of paying homage, good bye Sopranos, I will miss you. I can only hope that HBO and David Milch pulls their heads out of their asses and cancels John from Cincinnati and brings back Deadwood so at least 1 hour of my Sunday evening can again be filled with cursing, murder and boobs.
Friday, June 8, 2007
Predictions for the upcoming series against the so-called AL Wild Card leading T-I-double-Guh- Ers:
WE BEAT THE FUCKING SHIT OUT OF THEM, THATS MY PREDICTION
Thursday, June 7, 2007
Tuesday, June 5, 2007
This is one former Mets first baseman who was wrong in thinking when Pedro came to town two years ago that he might not be the best seed in the locker room. Gladly these concerns were for naught, as it's pretty well known that Pedro comes to have fun, and always likes to give the Mets players and fans a good time.
Here's hoping that his abbreviated season, even by Roger Clemens standards, does him well and he picks up wins in games 1,4, and 7 of the World Series this year. Personally, I'm looking forward to having more fun than seeing Don Zimmer rushing at you.
Salary: A-Rod- $27MM/year until 2010 (unless he opts out) vs. Rory- significantly less than $27MM/year (but I have no binding contract, thus I can leave at will)- EDGE- SLIGHT-EDGE A-ROD
Looks: A-Rod- "I'm good-looking, I'm biracial, I make the most money, I play on the most popular team." vs. Rory- "Uhh- I'm not quite as ugly as John Matuszak, I'm uni-racial, I make the least money in my company, I work at an unpopular company." EDGE- A-ROD
Personality: A-Rod- generally acknowledged as an all-around douchebag, no longer has sleepovers with Jeter, mostly disliked among the media and his teammates vs. Rory- mostly liked among his friends, has no media following, but often has sleepovers at his "friends" apartments. EDGE- RORY
Overall Attractiveness Edge: A-ROD
So if A-Rod gets this:
What chance do the rest of us have? Come on A-Rod, even if you're attracted to her at least go for Jessica Alba or Elisha Cuthbert, so that someone like me can get the chick from Ugly Betty.
FYI- What the hell is on the side of Joslyn Morse's left hip here?! Is that some kind of a growth? Perhaps there are side-effects to sleeping with someone who is on steroids? This is an all-around nightmare.
Monday, June 4, 2007
I think we owe it to them to help them on their way. It's the least we can do.
Sunday, June 3, 2007
C- 141 (26)/62 (26) (Pirates platoon Doumit and Paulino at C and, amazingly, Doumit is killing the ball right now)
3B- 107 (26)
LF- 140 (28)
RF- 107 (28)
Obviously, I've cherry-picked that sample, and it's only 1/3 of the way through the season, and Ryan Doumit won't keep mashing the ball like he is, but for a team with a sub-$40MM payroll that's not too bad. Furthermore, let's unwind the Ollie Perez trade and see what the Pirates rotation would be (of course, unwinding that trade would subtract Nady from the above roster- yeah, whatever, humor me. I was partying with a big Pirates fan this and last weekend so I'm feeling charitable toward the Steel City.)
Potential Pirates Rotation (IE- including Perez) including ERA+ and age:
S1- 147 (25)
S2- 140 (25)
S3- 173 (24)
S4- 72 (24)
S5- 145 (29)
I'd venture to say this would be the best young rotation in MLB. Either way, the Mets have Perez and Peterson has earned his money on this one (as opposed that other "10 minute" debacle). In this case the Pirates loss is the Mets gain. OLLIE, OLLIE OXEN FREE!!!!!