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Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Sunday Morning Coming Down for Mets

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“Well, I woke up Sunday morning with no way to hold my head that didn’t hurt. And the beer I had for breakfast wasn’t bad, so I had one more for dessert.” – Johnny Cash/Kris Kristofferson, ‘Sunday Morning Coming Down’

That’s how I felt when I woke up Sunday morning after watching John Maine throw 12 straight balls to start Saturday night’s disaster of a game. Which, of course, followed Oliver Perez pitching himself out of the rotation in Friday’s disaster of a game. And Jon Niese took over from there and tweaked his hamstring and had to leave Sunday’s disaster of a game in the third inning. Oh, that’s why the Mets’ starting rotation was seen as a weakness coming into the season. And it doesn’t help matters that the whole team is turning back the clock to 2009, with base-running mistakes, fielders dropping balls and Luis Castillo standing like a statue watching a ground ball bounce right by him while he took a quick little nap …

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