Monday’s show open started with the baseball from the weekend, as the Yankees finished off a sweep of the Reds in the Bronx, while the Mets dropped two of three out in San Diego.
All-Star Tyson Ross threw seven shutout innings, and the light-hitting San Diego Padres hit three homers in a 6-0 victory Saturday night that snapped the New York Mets’ four-game winning streak.
Fans in attendance will be able to lay out in sleeping bags, or camp out in tents as they watch the Mets take on the Padres in San Diego on the outfield grass of Citi Field.
Travis D’Arnaud’s go-ahead single in the ninth inning lifted the New York Mets to their fourth straight win, 5-4 over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
Whatever that run leading into the All-Star break was, it has to continue if the Mets are to try to add a significant piece or two this season. So was the missive handed down by general manager Sandy Alderson on Friday.
“We’re gonna make it because we believe in ourselves,” the reliever said. “We’ll be ready, and we’re gonna make the playoffs. We’re gonna be there.”
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This is not a question you could ask in the last 20 years without getting laughed out of the room, but as we enter the second half of a sterile baseball season in New York City, it’s fair to ask now. Who has a better future: the Mets or Yankees?
Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins Friday night. It should be quite an exciting ride to the finish line.
There’s no reason to wait anymore. We’ve waited long enough. Make your move, Sandy, and let’s see what this club can do.
The players like Murphy. The fans like Murphy. We’ll see in the next couple of weeks how much the rest of the league likes him.
Between Jeter’s All-Star finale, the Mets, and Craig offering some advice for MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, we clearly had what would be classified as show open chock full of goodness.
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