As most loyal fans from the Squad from Queens I very much so despise that team from the Dirty Bronx. But it’s always an exciting time of the year when Interleague play comes along and the two teams from the Big Apple face each other dividing the city for three days.
We all remember how awesome it was when they faced eachother in the World Series, even though it wasn’t the outcome we all wanted, to me it was one of my greatest memories as a baseball fan.
I’m sure everyone also remembers that rain delay in Yankee Stadium when Robin Ventura painted on a mustache, put on Mike Piazza’s jersey and started running and sliding all over the wet tarp over the field. Also as a result of that rain out they had to play a day night double header -- AT YANKEE STADIUM AND AT SHEA STADIUM! How awesome was it to see that police escort leading the buses from each team all the way to Shea.
For the past few of years it’s become almost a tradition that one of the teams comes to the first set with a long losing streak or slumping big time. Unfortunately, everyone knows that for at least the past three years that team has been the Mets.
But things are looking a little bit different this year. The Squad from Queens has been looking good the past couple of days, winning two series on the road last week and even though they have been hit with a couple of injuries, the players still in the lineup and the ones brought up have stepped it up big time.
On the other side, before the smackdown they put on Baltimore on Thursday, the Skanks have had a really bad run with their bats and still can’t seem to shake off the Jorge Posada cry-baby controversy, even turning “the captain” against the people in charge.
So now that the Mets’ pitching and offense are in good rhythm -- can’t remember the last time that has happened with consistency -- it’s once again a very exciting time with the first three games of the Subway Series this season.
Hopefully they can keep that momentum going, not only to see them put a hurting to the team we all hate, but maybe the Mets can make it even sweeter and be the ones that start the downfall of the Skanks. Not only for this season, but return them to their misery of the 80’s so the Orange & Blue can once again be the toast the city.
LETS GO METS!
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