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IGT 06/29 Phils at Mets

Jun 29 2005 06:37 PM

Jimmy Rollins SS
Jason Michaels CF
Bobby Abreu RF
Pat Burrell LF
Jim Thome 1B
David Bell 3B
Chase Utley 2B
Mike Lieberthal C
Cory Lidle RHP
(6-6, 4.12)

Jose Reyes SS
Mike Cameron RF
Carlos Beltran CF
Cliff Floyd LF
Mike Piazza C
Marlon Anderson 2B
David Wright 3B
Brian Daubach 1B
Kazuhisa Ishii LHP
(2-6, 5.25)

Jun 29 2005 06:38 PM

In the dictionary under "fearsome lineup," there's a picture of a lineup card with Marlon Anderson batting sixth.

Oh wait, that's in the Dictionary Of Sarcasm.

edit: Apologies to Al Moran, who I somehow forgot to find a photo of for ten straight posts. Sorry, Al.

Jun 29 2005 07:31 PM

Having your top two second basemen on the DL, one considers oneself lucky if one has a replacement as good as Anderson.

Spacemans Bong
Jun 29 2005 08:34 PM

Who's fucking palm does David Wright have to grease to actually bat above 7th in the lineup?

Seriously, the Mets have probably punted about 20 runs this year between having Reyes leadoff and their best hitter 7th.

Spacemans Bong
Jun 29 2005 08:51 PM

Ishii really has no business pitching major league baseball anymore.

Jun 29 2005 09:36 PM

Quiet IGT.

Jose Offerman picks up his first Mets

and it's 6-2 bad guys going to the sixth.

Jun 29 2005 09:46 PM

Once again Cliff Floyd proves my friend Neil wrong by hitting a fair home run after hitting a foul one.

The Mets are still behind 6-3, though.

Jun 29 2005 09:51 PM

That moves Cliff into a tie for the 52nd best all-time Mets HR season:

52. 1998 Brian McRae 21
53. 1993 Jeff Kent 21
54. 1985 George Foster 21
55. 2001 Robin Ventura 21
56. 2004 Richard Hidalgo 21
57. 2005 Cliff Floyd 21

Jun 29 2005 09:52 PM

This commercial for the war effort brought to you by Mattie. (I wouldn't want
to be the receptionist at MSG tomorrow morning)

Oh, and ...

Edgy DC
Jun 29 2005 10:35 PM

Sparse IGT. Wagner wraps it up.

Jun 29 2005 11:35 PM

Do you suppose the rain delay was the cause of Ishii crashing and burning an inning earlier? Maybe it;'s a time of day thing?

Rockin' Doc
Jun 29 2005 11:45 PM

It could be that Ishii really isn't all that good.

I'm growing tired of the Mets trotting Ishii's sorry ass out every fifth game. He just isn't getting the job done. It's hard to imagine that Heilman could possibly do worse than Ishii has. Unfortunately, I'm not too crazy about Ishii working out of the bullpen either.

Jun 29 2005 11:49 PM

Willie on the post-game says Ishii is still in the rotation....for now, are they wating for Trachsel to come back to take his spot?

Love that two nights in a row Keith takes the piss outta Fran about "cahnfidence".

Jun 30 2005 01:27 AM

Ishii sucks. that is all.

Jun 30 2005 07:51 AM

we gotta look at heillman in the rotation again. We REALLY have to. Ishii's just to liable to fucking throw away the game in one inning.

Jun 30 2005 07:22 PM

We were at this game, courtesy of our son who got us tickets for Fathers Day/birthday gift.

Used rain delay to buy souveniers for kids. Got rained on, Mets lost, but had a good time and saw a couple of home runs. Did not get a Mr. Met spiral notebook, but got carded buying beer so I guess I look younger than 40.

Wicked ride home, but not til we hit PA. Figures.

Jun 30 2005 10:11 PM

Glad you had fun coobster how were the seats?

Jun 30 2005 10:47 PM

Here is the view from KC's website but they were actually much better than this