Friday, September 26, 2008

Sometimes It Rains

There will be no shortage of huffing and puffing if rainpocalypse comes to pass this weekend:
Sunday is an especially sensitive subject for the Mets, who are planning their Shea Stadium farewell ceremony to begin after the game. That still is on schedule.

Any doubleheader would have huge implications for the Mets' bullpen, which already has been stretched perhaps beyond its limits.
If you encounter any Mets fan out there who complains about this, please explain to them that rain and doubleheaders and stuff are simply part of baseball, and then refuse to listen to them whine any more. If they persist, have some "God killed us" t-shirts printed up for them and then go on your merry way.

8 comments:

mooseinohio said...

So if God has a state a stake in sports and causes weather patterns to mess with the Astros and Mets - what did the Cubs do to earn His wrath and such a punishment? Jonah was only in the fish for three days and while the Isrealites had to wander in the wilderness for 40 year - that's a cake walk compared to the Cubbies 100 year banishment. Just what needs to happen for them to be considered the Prodical Bear?

Josh said...

As a Mets fan, let me be the first to say, "bring it on." This is baseball. We knew the bullpen was the problem from the start. No excuses.

dtro said...

I don't think us Mets fans need those things explained to them.

Maybe someone should have explained to Braves fans that you CAN purchase tickets to a playoff game.

Craig Calcaterra said...

Aren't Mets fans cute when they're defensive?

dtro said...

Sorry, just nervous. And I'm heading up from school in DC for the Sat. game. Don't want a rainout.

Craig Calcaterra said...

That's cool. And for what it's worth, I have no defense for the Braves' fans' no-shows in the playoffs.

Drew said...

Playoff implications aside, the big issue is people who were coerced into buying multi-game ticket packages, promised a seat at the "Final Regular Season Game at Shea". Rainouts could change all that, and man, it sucks to spend a couple hundred bucks and not even get to go to the last game.

melodyjbf said...

I spent quite a bit of money to buy tickets to Sunday's game as a 30th b-day gift for my husband, a lifelong Mets fan who deserves to be there more than anyone else I can think of. At the moment, it looks like Sunday is expected to be the best day of the weekend, weather-wise... let's hope that holds up!