"The marriage may come and go, but the game must go on." -- Felix, to Oscar Divorced myself from the first three hours of Mets-Yankees baseball on Saturday. Had to. Felt better when I heard that Luis Castillo didn't sleep well on Friday night. I didn't either. A few laughs at the local community theater (can you guess which show I saw?), and I'm ready to recap the win. * The Mets set a club record of sorts by scoring only six runs. That's the fewest runs they've ever scored in a 9-inning WIN in which they had at least 17 hits. Forgive all the qualifiers here, but I'm trying to make the point that the Mets should have scored more. They've now won 79 games in regulation in which they had 17 hits or more, but scored at least 7 runs in each of the other 78 games. * Omir "Most Valuable President" Santos joined Mike Piazza as the only catchers in Mets history with a 3-RBI game against the Yankees in the regular season. Piazza did it three times
A blog devoted to cataloguing New York Mets walk-offs and other trivia. For those unaware of the definition of walk-off just replace the term with the words "game-ending" and you should have a much better understanding of the phrase.