News item: Mets claim lefthanded pitcher Patrick Misch on waivers from the Giants. "I'll always be a winner, and you'll always be a loser," This is the second time I've quoted the same line of the Seinfeld episode, "The Revenge." and its appropriate here with the news that the Mets added Misch to their major-league roster. Mishmash is more like it. Patrick Misch sports a win-loss record of which only Charlie Brown could be proud. If Misch never pitches in the majors again, he'd be one of 15 pitchers since the advent of the major leagues to sport a record of no wins, and at least seven losses. That's a fun list of pitchers to look through. It's one that includes the likes of Tommy McCarthy , who has no relation to the former Met broadcaster (not that I know, anyway), but is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. McCarthy wasn't much for moundsmanship, going 0-7 for the 1884 Boston Reds of the Union Association, but was quite an able bats
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