So starts “Santana Chapter Two,” entitled:

"Living up to the hype."

Yes, that’s what our (our!!!) Johan has to look forward to in NYC. But for now I say, YAY!!! On June 19th of last year, I took my friend Diane to Shea. I was so excited–maybe she’d catch the Mets bug too and join me all the time at the Blind Pig to watch games, drink, eat…what could be better?

Except, guess who pitched that game against us? Our boys played like ****, and Santana pitched a 4-hitter that was just so painful. Diane had plenty of fun–"It’s the experience!" she told me. I could barely watch. The highlight of that day? Briefly meeting Omar Minaya in the elevator before the game. Diane took a pic, and I glowed. Until Santana took the mound.

If I were to take a pic with Omar now, I’d be hugging him–as I’m sure plenty of dudes would today too. And if Omar pulled this off while keeping Pelfrey and Fernando Martinez, as will be confirmed with the contract extension? What a **** of a trade, especially in today’s market. It’s like the Twins had a blowout sale and we fought off every other crazed shopper.

Coop and I have our spring training tickets. Our hotel reservations. Our flights set.

Are you as excited as I am!?

xx,
Z

3 Comments

Congrats! I’ve thought all along that Santana was right for the Mets, and the Mets right for Santana.

Michael Norton – Some Clubhouse

http://mlblog.someclubhouse.com

Bill Smith’s a ****, you guys STOLE Santana. You’ll enjoy it, Santana’s a lot of fun to watch.

I AM REALLY EXCITED ABOUT SANTANA.

Also I just wish Tom Glavine would shut his mouth, I am sure he’s a ‘great’ guy and everything but umm wasnt he the final reason why they didnt make it to the playoffs. Giving up seven runs in 2/3 of an inning really isnt giving your team a chance to win… am I right or what.

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