Saturday, April 10, 2010

They're Not Power Guys

So, which one is Canseco and which one is McGwire? I can't tell.

I guess this is what Snoop meant when he said "they're not power guys but they can hit the ball out of the ballpark." I guess that means that Jeff Francoeur and Rod Barajas aren't "power guys". But perhaps they now qualify as being "hot at the same time", making Snoop a smart man and a good manager as both Frenchy and Roddy (let's work on a nick name for our catcher, shall we) hit two bombs to ice an 8-2 win over the Nationals, proving once and for all that it's not the ballpark at all.

(All right, except for maybe David Wright, who was in his home run trot on a ball that hit the wall in left field and really should learn to haul ass out of the box until the ball lands in somebody's beer. I mean, didn't training with "The Situation" teach him anything besides how to hit somebody in the stomach with a bat? Okay, off the soapbox.)

The development that not only tastes good but is good for you is Mike Pelfrey's line, a stress relieving two runs in six innings. Four walks? A bit much. But not if you could have two runs in six innings every time out. We all could use Pelfrey to blossom into the number two starter we're not sure he'll ever be. I myself could use Pelfrey to prove me right for once in my life. I suspect we'll get our answer either way by the end of this season. My vote is for yes, but what do I know?

8 comments:

Unser said...

Fudge.

Get it, instead of Pudge? A play on his portly physique?

And he kind of looks like fudge.

Toasty Joe said...

I have never seen a ball hit as hard as Wright's that did not go out of the ballpark.

thomas said...

Great game, only one complaint...Ever notice how the Mets offense explodes when their pitching does well, and is non-existant when the pitching is poor? Is there some way we can reverse this...i mean we know we will rarely need 7 runs for Johan.

-Thomas

AKFortyKevin said...

How about Rod-Rod?
Barracuda?
R&B?

Devon Edwards said...

If I was John Sterling, his home run call would be "A Baraja Blast."

FeceMcGee said...

On David - yes we all thought that ball was going out but hopefully after last night he learns to haul ass on EVERY ball. He have been on 3rd base easily.

On Roderick - I heard his interview with Evan Roberts this afternoon and 1) I was surprised the dude spoke English, 2) he seems to be a very smart, articulate and likable guy, and 3) I wonder if Minaya brought him in simply because he caught Roy Halladay and he could help the Mets get an extra hit or 2 when we face him 3-4 times this year...

mistermet said...

Baraja Fresh?

that's the best I could come up with on the spot, of course taken from the fast food restaurant "Baja Fresh" which I am guessing Barajas has eaten much of (since he is a rather portly fellow).

thomas said...

Well, on Barajas's nickname....here's the one's i've used in my tirades after met losses, well, actiually i think these came after his two homers and a met win in a game recap....

SlowRod
CatchRod
and Rowdy Roddy Barajas