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Monday, July 07, 2014

Two Mets minor leaguers were arrested on Friday

the city of Kingsport, Tennessee, reports that two Mets minor leaguers were arrested for drag racing at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour early Friday morning. The two were 19-year-old outfielder Wuilmer Becerra and 20-year-old outfielder Vicente Lupo. Drag racing is a Class B misdemeanor offense.

 

Robert in Manhattan Beach Posted: July 07, 2014 at 04:14 AM | 10 comment(s)
  Beats: mets being mets

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Marcell Ozuna nails Kirk Nieuwenhuis at the plate to end the game

Ozuna fired a laser to catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who applied the tag to Nieuwenhuis just before he could touch the plate, ending the game.

The best part? Ozuna had nailed a runner at the plate the inning prior, as well.

Vids in the link.  Nailing the tying runs at the plate in the eighth and ninth is something a can’t remember seeing before.

Robert in Manhattan Beach Posted: June 22, 2014 at 03:30 AM | 18 comment(s)
  Beats: marlins, mets being mets

Friday, June 13, 2014

GIF: Carlos Torres punches himself in the head after blowing game

Thursday was not a good day for Mets reliever Carlos Torres. The team’s usually reliable relief workhorse entered the game with the score tied in the 12th inning, then allowed four runs on seven hits and a walk to effectively lose the game. It was ugly.

Rather than toss a water cooler or even punch a wall (with his non-pitching hand, of course), Torres opted for self-abuse and punched himself in the head a few times.

I just hope he doesn’t suffer from occasional bouts of ED.

Robert in Manhattan Beach Posted: June 13, 2014 at 05:52 PM | 10 comment(s)
  Beats: he did what now, mets, mets being mets

 

 

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