Prior Holding The Mets Hitless, Your Correspondent Is Scared Shitless

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Cubs 0, Mets 0 (bottom of the 6th)

Mark Prior’s working on a no-no, while John Maine has allowed just 3 hits (and survived a first and second, 1 out jam in the 6th).

(UPDATE : Prior’s gone. 103 pitches, 5 2/3rds innings, 4 walks, and a nice ovation from an otherwise hostile Shea crowd)

Harshly critical of kids playing hand-held videogames in the stands, Gary Cohen was tech savvy enough to ID the Sony PSP, but incorrectly noted a Nintendo DS as a Game Boy. Where Chris Cotter when we finally need him (preferably to ambush the kids, Dom Jolly-style with some kind of monumentally offensive questions that would result in several persons being fired).

I don’t know how much Geico paid Little Richard, but it wasn’t nearly enough.

(UPDATE : still scoreless at the 7th inning stretch.  Maine has 7 K’s on the day and has extended his scoreless innings streak to 17)

2 responses to “Prior Holding The Mets Hitless, Your Correspondent Is Scared Shitless”

  1. ben schwartz says:

    Congrats to the Mets on slowing down the Cub juggernaut. You’ll forgive my attitude yesterday, since in the ’06 season two-in-a-row is a streak to be respected and three game sweeps ” threepeats” border on dynasty. I stay optimistic by noting the comfortable lead the Cubs have over their rivals in Pittsburgh as we seriously get into the second half and every strike counts.


  2. Marc says:

    I take back all the “Why the hell did they sign this guy” comments I made about Valentin.

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