The Bears played at Wrigley Field Wednesday …the Bad News Bears, disguised as the New York Mets. Don’t show that game film to anyone who is trying to learn how to play defense or pitch. A 16-4 loss isn’t pretty, but the Mets are still 7-6 and in first place in the NL East. There’s no reason to panic because of one game in 30-degree weather in April. Everyone settle down. This isn’t the 6-11 Yankees right now.
To talk about the ugly few games in Chicago and look ahead to the five-game homestand, we bring you a new episode of the “Amazin’ But True” podcast with Nelson Figueroa and me, featuring an interview with former Met, Lenny Harris.
Amazin’ But True Podcast with Jake & Figgie:
- J.D. DAVIS/DEFENSE: Wednesday’s defensive effort was a disaster. J.D. Davis had the yips. His error let the Cubs have a monster inning. Will the defense be a problem for this team all season?
- PITCHING/OFFENSE: Why is Rob Gsellman still on the roster? He’s been consistently bad for a while. Francisco Lindor hit his first Mets homer. Figgie wants to see him have more fun out there. Michael Conforto continues to struggle…