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I Plead Kielty

So a friend of mine was telling me about some message board posts he saw regarding changing the name of CitiField.

I'll throw my $.02 worth of suggestions into the fray.

One possibility...how about "citYfield"

The "Y" is capitalized as in "Y did we ever get into bed with Citigroup in the first place?"

My other thought...

2Shea

Say it aloud and you'll get it :)

I don't know that I'm gonna get into the merits of the Oliver Perez re-signing just yet (let's just say I'm re-signed to the fact that we're stuck with him), but would prefer to focus on something of a happier note- the signing of Bobby Kielty.

I like what Kielty brings to the ballpark in a couple of respects. He has a stellar walk-off history, with two home runs, a single, a sac fly, and a fielder's choice. He also has the distinction of having the best World Series record any player could possibly achieve (1 pitch faced, 1 home run, for the 2007 Red Sox). That makes him a "perfect" fit.

True Meltys know...Bobby Kielty is 0-for-11 in his career against Victor Zambrano, but is a .400 hitter with 2 home runs in 20 at-bats against Scott Kazmir.

Comments

Anonymous said…
I really feel that the Mets should ditch CitiGroup. They can't pay to keep their company open. Why do we want to name our stadium after them? Having a professional sporting stadium named after you is a privledge, not a right that you can buy. It's like Micheal Phelps and Kellogs. They took away his endorsement because he isn't a role model anymore, well the Mets should take away CitiGroup's naming rights since they aren't a worthy enough company anymore.

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