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Hubie Doobie Doo

I went looking through my database for an instance in which a former Met significantly hurt the team, the year after he left them and found one reasonably decent example. And it came against the same franchise for which both Msrs Lo Duca and Milledge now toilThe Mets were in the midst of a harmful skid that would hurt them during the stretch run of the 1985 season. Granted, it was only June 15, 1985, but every game counts, and this was one of a few from that span that Davey Johnson would have liked to have had back.The Mets had lost 9 of 12 and were reeling a bit, as Joe Durso of The New York Times described it  "a tailspin accompanied by injuries, slumps and the breakdown of the bullpen."Hubie Brooks developed a rep for playing well against the Mets after they dealt him to the Expos for Gary Carter and he came through in a significant moment in this contest.They got a little salt poured on their wounds in the ninth inning of this game. Due to the injuries and bul…