Tale of the tape:
Que se dillio:
The first of seven straight games against the Pirates and the Nationals. No opponent should be taken lightly, but if the Mets don't win at least four of these games it will be a colossal disappointment. Moises Alou was supposed to come off the disabled list tonight, but now it looks like he won't. Maybe another couple of days there. Damion Easley is back on the roster; Chip Ambres, we hardly knew ye.
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Check out Bucs Dugout for discussion of this game from the point-of-view of the opponent.
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