When listening to Mets radio play-by-play man Wayne Hagin call Angel Pagan’s 4th inning, 2-run home run in last night’s 4-0 win over the Braves, Craig deduced that it may have been the longest home run call of all time.
From there we heard a giddy Terry Collins, singing the virtues of last night’s starter Dillon Gee, who only pitched 4 innings because of the rain delay and therefore did not qualify for the win. Collins’ praise was not unfounded. Not only has Gee posted a 7-0 record to go along with his 2.86 ERA, but the Mets are a perfect 10-0 in games started by the young right-hander.
Jason Bay was in the lineup and collected 2 hits in his 4 at-bats and even stole a base. Afterward Bay could hardly contain his excitement, which was evident in post game cut we heard.
As for the Yankees, for the second straight night they beat down the Rangers by a margin of 12-4 and the Bombers belted 5 home runs in the victory. The first long ball of the night came courtesy of a “Tex Message” off the bat of Mark Teixeira in the bottom of the 1st. And according to John Sterling, the 2-run shot somehow tied the score at 1?!?!?
In addition to all of the baseball news, we heard about DeShawn Stevenson of the World Champion Dallas Mavericks getting arrested for his vocal chords, and the rioting in Vancouver after the Boston Bruins beat the Canucks to win their first Stanley Cup since 1972…