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Thursday, May 14th, 2009

The Mets Are Getting Sloppy

Mets Rumors & News

The Mets lost two out of three to the Braves, which isn’t a complete disaster, but the games were filled with baserunning blunders, fielding miscues and all around sloppy play. The good news is that they’re showing they have some fight in them by coming from behind the last two games (but falling short yesterday). But we’ll start with the bad news.

The whole team has turned into Marvelous Marv Throneberry on the bases and in the field. On Monday night, it was David Wright and Jose Reyes making key errors that led to the loss, and Daniel Murphy missed the cutoff man allowing runners to move up into scoring position. On Tuesday, Alex Cora was forced out on a “single” to left, Reyes was thrown out by 20 feet trying to stretch a double into a triple (though replays showed he was actually safe – so if they ump blew the call on Carlos Beltran’s stolen base in the 10th inning, it all evened out; or maybe it was …

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