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The Mets would like to forget the seventh inning of last night’s game

Jun 26, 2012, 10:30 AM EDT

David Wright

The seventh inning of last night’s Cubs-Mets game started with the Cubs holding a 2-0 lead and Jon Rauch on the mound for the Mets. Then the defense went south.

David Wright and Lucas Duda each committed three-base errors two plays apart, which led to two Cubs runs. Then, right after the Duda error, Ronny Cedendo committed another error to allow another run in. Four plays, seven bases worth of errors, two runs. Then two more runs scored via more conventional means in the inning.

Just one of those nights everyone wants to forget.

  1. ame123 - Jun 26, 2012 at 10:37 AM

    Wright’s expression sums it up nicely.

    • ThisIsBaseball - Jun 26, 2012 at 10:39 AM

      herp derp.

  2. sdelmonte - Jun 26, 2012 at 10:42 AM

    Been sort of rough watching Wright’s defensive skills suffer even as his bat has come back. I suspect that he’s always been an average fielder and that I never really paid attention, but of late it’s hard to ignore.

    At least Tejada is back, and he seems to be a pretty good SS.

    • The Dangerous Mabry - Jun 26, 2012 at 10:54 AM

      While he’s made a few key errors, Wright has actually been better defensively this year than in the past several years, according to both my eyes, and the defensive metrics. Everything from UZR to dWAR says he’s doing a better job this year overall. It’s just that the errors stand out like a sore thumb.

  3. hisgirlgotburrelled - Jun 26, 2012 at 10:49 AM

    hilarious picture. almost as good as the zimmerman sad-face picutre (which i was expecting yesterday when i saw a post about him being injured, but was greatly disappointed).

  4. proudlycanadian - Jun 26, 2012 at 10:50 AM

    Zip-a-dee-doo-da, and the Cubs were off to the Camptown Races oh de doo-da day! I am sure that Old Gator remembers the 2 songs I just mentioned that always remind me of Duda..

  5. stex52 - Jun 26, 2012 at 10:51 AM

    Seems like there was bad baseball all over the place last night.

  6. larryboodry - Jun 26, 2012 at 11:58 AM

    As a Cubs fan, may I please be allowed to forget the past three months?

  7. sabathiawouldbegoodattheeighthtoo - Jun 26, 2012 at 1:13 PM

    The Mets would like to forget the seventh inning of last night’s game

    as well as 2008-2011, plus that weekend in Cabo. Ewww

    • Francisco (FC) - Jun 26, 2012 at 5:41 PM

      What about 2007?

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