Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Win Free Tickets to Mets-Angels; Mets' Baserunning Blunders

If you want to go this Sunday's Mets-Angels game on Father's Day, a pair of tickets on Stubhub starts at $32 each. But thanks to our contest courtesy of Blimpie, two pairs of our readers will get to go for free.

Go to our earlier blog entry to enter:

Sunday's game also features the Mr. Met Dash, in which kids 12 and under can run the bases after the game. Perhaps Mr. Met can also offer remedial baserunning tips for the actual Mets. Last night brought two more blunders - Daniel Murphy getting caught off second when Mike Pelfrey missed a bunt attempt and Lucas Duda turning a sac fly into a double play (the second game in a row that the Mets managed to do that).

While you've got to be pleased with how the Mets have remained competitive under Terry Collins despite all the injuries, the shoddy baserunning was supposed to be a thing of the past. And while a singles-hitting team needs to be aggressive, they can't afford to be reckless, much less incompetent.

Also, weren't mysterious injuries that never get better also supposed to be a thing of the past? The more things change...

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