After Mets pitcher Frank Francisco called the Yankees "chickens" on Friday, I was expecting a combative atmosphere at Citi Field on Saturday night. It was a perfect evening for baseball -- cool and cloudless -- and the mood in the stands was absolutely electric.
They left all these, but they felt the need to keep this 1974 hit? What gives? Is Bachman Turner Overdrive huge Mets fans or something? When the Yankees win at home they play Frank Sinatra's New York, New York. It's great.
Johan did it. He really did it. On June 1, 2012, against the highly decorated and undeniably skilled defending world champion St. Louis Cardinals, Johan Santana pitched nine innings without giving up a hit while the Mets scored a bunch of runs.