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Remember This Knight

I made the comment to my father a few weeks ago that Brandon Knight was going to throw the most important pitch of the Mets season.

What does that mean? I think it's one of the following...

7 IP, 0 R, 3 H in Pete Walker circa 2001 rescuer form

or

3 IP, 7 R, 10 H in Julio Valera circa 1990 meltdown form

But I digress, because what I've become reminded of in the last few hours is the seven-game losing streak that dotted the last two weeks of the 1999 season.

In that stretch...

* The Mets lost games 2-1, 3-2, 4-2, and 3-2
* The Mets hit .215 and slugged .303
* The Mets went 6-for-52 with runners in scoring position
* Everyone was pressing because of the collapse of 1998

Seems familiar, eh?

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