Nothing to see here, just Noah Syndergaard hitting the DL with hand, foot and mouth disease. And here I thought foot and mouth disease was only something the team brass and Mickey Callaway were dealing with of late.
Just when you think the Mets have hit rock bottom they find a way to reach new lows. Darren sent a tweet out last night with just a few of the Mets illnesses that have shelved guys throughout the years.
You can basically pass medical school by being a Mets fan. pic.twitter.com/Q5EyhWoTOR— The 7 Line (@The7Line) July 23, 2018
When you think about it, one season following the Mets HAS to be the equivalent to a year at med school. In all seriousness, I’ve learned far more about the human body from the Mets than any doctor I’ve ever seen. I feel like I could take the MCAT today without having to study.
They say memory tools are the best way to prepare for tests. Well, let’s take a walk down memory lane with a list that not even the best sitcom writers could come up with…
Robles had numbness in fingers pitching the ninth. In the eighth he landed awkwardly and pinched his genitals, prompting Ray Ramirez visit.— Mike Puma (@NYPost_Mets) August 3, 2017
…and that doesn’t even tip the iceberg when it comes to injuries.
I mean, look at that list again. The Mets don’t need a trainer, they need a Chief of Medicine sitting on the bench. I understand some things are just out of your control, but no team should be introducing its fan base to illnesses at the rate the Mets do.
When I think about all the money I’ve spent on tickets, food and beers over the years, it probably does equate to Med school. Yet with all that “schooling,” I haven’t heard what the diagnosis is for the illness us fans have that continue to come back for more year-after-year…
If you're hitting the final home game on Thursday at Citi Field, swing by the Marina Lot to see some friends, maybe meet some new ones, and responsibly wash down your sorrows before heading inside.