This should not be the portrait of a man who’s thrown consecutive 1-hitters. Bad use of pie by the Mets.
R.A. Dickey’s last six starts: 6-0, 48.1 IP, 0.18 ERA, 63 Ks vs. 5 BBs, opponents batting .131 and slugging .175, consecutive 1-hitters.
That’s 1988 Hershiser-esque.
Covers of this morning’s New York Daily News, Post and Newsday, celebrating Johan Santana’s no-hitter, the first in Mets history.
Doctors of Mets catcher and Baseball Hall of Famer Gary Carter are deciding whether or not to give him more cancer treatment after several new tumors were found on his brain. The situation appears to be very grave. I hope the Mets push cancer research throughout the 2012 season with fans in New York and everyone visiting Citi Field. They can help make a huge community impact.
Source: New York Daily News
Sad MLB news, and we can only hope for the best.
Doctors said Friday that a tumor in Hall of Famer Gary Carter’s brain is likely malignant.
I was lucky enough to be in the stands, as a 13-year-old, when he singled with two outs in the bottom the tenth in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series and ignited perhaps the most famous comeback in baseball history.
I’d never before seen this “from the crowd” video of Carlos Beltran taking strike three to end Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS. “Noooooo!”
Adam Wainwright threw one of the sickest pitches ever in a huge spot, though it’s impossible to see from this clip. The crowd reaction is great, though.