Pete Alonso scattering seagulls in the top of the sixteenth wasn't enough for the Mets vs. the Giants, alas.
Remembering the quiet infielder who broke major league baseball's last colour line, in Boston.
As in, a 14-4 mess Wednesday to sweep a two-game set leaving the Mess (er, Mets) 5-1 since the All-Star break.
What could be more appropriate on America's transcendent birthday than baseball's transcendence?
From the apologetic non-apologies/non-apologetic apologies to a 13-7 loss, Monday wasn't the Mets' best play here. Or there.
As postgame explosions go, Mickey Callaway's isn't exactly in Lee Elia's or Tommy Lasorda's leagues.
THEY didn't send Seth Lugo out for a second inning with less than his best to lose a Met lead and game Sunday.