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Mets must get out of .500-area limbo to be true contenders

This headline deserves to be mocked.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 12, 2019 at 09:28 AM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. The usual palaver and twaddle (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: June 12, 2019 at 10:43 AM (#5850903)
Mets must get out of .500-area limbo to be true contenders


No sh!t, Sherlock. You figure that out all by yourself?

EDIT: TFA is pretty mock-worthy, as well.
   2. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: June 12, 2019 at 10:51 AM (#5850912)
I clicked on this one to post "Yeah, that's kind of how math works."
   3. SoSH U at work Posted: June 12, 2019 at 10:54 AM (#5850915)
Not necessarily. Maybe their plan is for the Phils and Braves to just start playing poorly.


   4. rpackrat Posted: June 12, 2019 at 11:13 AM (#5850933)
The 1973 Mets beg to differ.
   5. Red Voodooin Posted: June 12, 2019 at 11:29 AM (#5850958)
The 2006 World Champion St. Louis Cardinals were never contenders.
   6. Swoboda is freedom Posted: June 12, 2019 at 11:39 AM (#5850965)
Terry Malloy could have been a contender.
   7. Barry`s_Lazy_Boy Posted: June 12, 2019 at 11:43 AM (#5850968)
The Mets should win more games if they would like to make the playoffs.
   8. The usual palaver and twaddle (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: June 12, 2019 at 11:50 AM (#5850974)
The 1973 Mets beg to differ.


Not necessarily. Maybe their plan is for the Phils and Braves to just start playing poorly.


Yeah, that worked once...once...
   9. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: June 12, 2019 at 12:01 PM (#5850991)
Mets must descend from .500-area limbo to be true failures
   10. Itchy Row Posted: June 12, 2019 at 12:06 PM (#5850995)
The 1994 Rangers stayed away from the .500 area. That's why they finished in first.
   11. Spahn Insane Posted: June 12, 2019 at 01:19 PM (#5851064)
"Florida State will have to outscore Miami if they expect to win."

--Ara Parseghian
   12. SoSH U at work Posted: June 12, 2019 at 02:17 PM (#5851092)
"Florida State will have to outscore Miami if they expect to win."


I always like, "...if they hope to win," as if that is in doubt.

   13. The Mighty Quintana Posted: June 12, 2019 at 02:44 PM (#5851105)
Word salad, for sure. Other options:

Mets must play like true contenders to get over .500

Maybe?

Mets must get over .500-area to truly limbo under non-contender status

A bit convoluted...

To be true contenders, 500 area Mets must limbo!

Winner! Envision Lee Mazzili, Tim Teufel, and Frank Taveras in Hawaiian shirts and lei's.



   14. Itchy Row Posted: June 12, 2019 at 03:01 PM (#5851111)
They should change the headline to "Mets’ first hurdle to contention has been mocking them all season."
   15. Master of the Horse Posted: June 12, 2019 at 03:08 PM (#5851113)
In the NY office when there is something just completely ###### up the code word to describe this is "Mets". Not my pick, comes from Mets fans. Client contact sends completely useless files but client contact is expecting deliverables ahead of schedule and telling us that per their internal people 'we have everything'. That is a "Mets"

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