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Miggy Poo

Ibid. See previous post.

OK, I've awakened and I still like that line, which is borrowed from a story about the "Boston Massacre" series between the Yankees and Red Sox in 1978. The Miggy Poo reference in the headline is a play on a nickname given by Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas when reliever Mitch Williams (aka "Mitchy Poo") got a walk-off hit at 4 am a few years back. Many Mets fans think of Miguel Cairo as "Miggy Poop" for his late-season struggles, but perhaps the expectations raised when the Mets won the first seven games in which he started, were just too great.

As for original content, I can tell you that...

After Wednesday's triumph, the Mets now have eight walk-off wins this season, matching their 2004 total.

The Mets had walk-off hits in back-to-back games for the first time since...June 18 and 19 2004 when Mike Cameron beat the Tigers on back-to-back days.

It's the first time they've had back-to-back walk-off wins in September since September 20-21, 1981 and only the third time they've done it in September in team history (September 22-23, 1967, both hits by Jerry Buchek being the other one).

Miguel Cairo's hit gave the Mets three walk-off wins this season against the Marlins. The last time they had three walk-off wins against a team was in 2001 against those same Marlins.

An initial check of my database indicates the Mets have never had three straight walk-off wins, but I may give that a closer look this weekend to be certain.


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