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Sweet Road Sweep

June 14, 2010

As I stated earlier it was a busy weekend in the Midwest.  I was unable to watch this game due to the fact that I was at an all-day little league tournament (nine and ten-year olds).

The only thing worse than watching Oliver Perez pitch, is watching a nine-year old trying to find the strike zone.  At least the nine-year old has an excuse as he is  just learning the game.

All I had at my disposal were tweets from Twitter to update me on how the game was going.

For the majority of the day, the only information I received was that David Wright had hit two home runs (his fourteenth two home-run game), and Jesus Feliciano got his first major league hit.

Once I got home I fired up MLB TV to watch the highlights of the game.  Here are a few quick observations:

Davis Wright Is On Fire

Along with the tweets, I received a message from a friend on Facebook letting me know that David Wright carried his fantasy baseball team this week.

That pretty much says it all right there.  When you get a message from a friend, (that is a Cubs fan by the way), about how well one of the Mets are doing, you know that particular player is having an outstanding week.

Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images

Chris Carter’s Home Run Trot

Chris Carter smacked his second home run of the series.  It also happened to be his second three-run home run, so it is fair to say he makes them count.

Upon watching the highlight, I was struck by the lack of grace in Carter’s trot.

First of all, it isn’t a trot as much as it is a lumbering sprint.  I seriously thought he was going to over run Ike Davis and Jason Bay.  He looked like a man possessed.  The Animal was unleashed!

During the highlight, I could hear Ron Darling comment about how animated The Animal was about his game plan for the day.  I really wish I could have heard that conversation.

Sweeping The First Road Series Win

There was a lot written about how the Mets needed to take advantage of the Orioles and the Indians this week.

Maybe the Amazin’s were listening.  They now find themselves at a season’s best seven games over the .500 mark and 1.5 games behind the first place Atlanta Braves.

You couldn’t ask for a better road trip.  Reyes and Wright are hitting and it appears that Jason Bay might be back as he went four for four with a home run of his own.

So far, so good.  Hopefully the Mets will continue their road warrior ways against the Indians.


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