So, with the final day of play before the strike, and a matter of being at the right place at the right time - a Marriott three blocks away from Camden Yards - my father looked at my mom and said, “I think I’m gonna give it a try.”
After the 2018 season ended, I was stoked. I, after years of wondering of who the Mets second baseman of the future would be after trading away Dilson Herrera in 2016 (coincidentally, he’s back, I finally had one name on my mind: McNEIL.
Seth Lugo is a wonderful pitcher to me. He doesn’t throw too hard and has showed he can help a team in need down the stretch. Hopefully he gets to be the long man of the Mets and really showcase his talents in different roles for the ballclub.