Wakeup Call: Mets pull off Subway Sweep of Yanks

Wakeup Call: Mets pull off Subway Sweep of Yanks
May 31, 2013, 7:30 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Friday, May 31:

BASEBALL

  • There is no joy in Mudville: The Mets complete their first-ever four-game sweep of the Yankees. (AP)

  • Think it'll make Godzilla rethink those retirement plans? (NBC's Hardball Talk)

  • Steve Johnson grew up in Baltimore and remembers how the fans responded when the Orioles were good. He's pitching for the O's now, and he's feeling that vibe again. (CSN Baltimore)

  • George Brett has that magic touch, doesn't he? (AP)

  • When it rains it pours for the struggling Dodgers, as Matt Kemp heads to the DL. (AP)

  • Carl Pavano, still recovering from surgery to remove his spleen after an injury he suffered while shoveling snow last winter, won’t pitch this season. (Hardball Talk)

  • Sympathy for the umpires: I think my parents had a better TV set while watching I Love Lucy. (Hardball Talk)

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