Be Positive!

Thursday, August 14, 2008 ·

We scored 6 runs in the first two innings! That's the only thing that mattered in the game. No one cares that the team only managed three hits in the final 7 innings. I don't give a shit that we struck out 12 times yesterday. It's not really important that Chad Durbin throw 6 strikes in 20 pitches and signs of him being overworked may be coming back to haunt us.

It doesn't matter that Pat Gillick was willing to overpay for Joe Blanton, but not a veteran reliever. As of right now, nothing matters.

Rollins, I'll support your team over this final stretch. Get your team together and light a fire under their ass. Let them know that enough is never enough. Though their hot week/cold week inconsistency currently lines us up for a cold final week, they're playing Atlanta and Washington at home, while the Mets hope the Cubs and Florida. A cold week for us against the Braves and Nats should at least mean winning 4 of 6.

We're back to square one. For what it's worth, we're now 0-0 to start the rest of the season. Be 5 games over .500 and we'll win the division.

2 Comments:

John "Roose" Russo said...
August 14, 2008 at 11:30 AM  

I couldn't tell if your post was laced with sarcasm again...

Justin Evans said...
August 14, 2008 at 1:37 PM  

It is and it isn't. For too long I've harped on the negative. For at least a week, I'll try the other side.

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