New York Mets: Unlikely Star Shines on Opening Day

Posted: 6th April 2010 by Randy Medina in MLB
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Baseball was back at Citi Field yesterday after what seemed like an especially long winter, especially considering the events of the 2009 Mets season. Mets fans were out in full force and, surprisingly enough, there was a celebratory atmosphere at the ballpark. The ballpark itself seemed to sparkle while showing off some tweaks and improvements. When David Wright deposited a Josh Johnson pitch into the right field seats, I swear I could almost feel the building letting out a sigh of relief. It was as if Citi Field itself was feeling some of the impossible pressure to live up to the history of its departed predecessor lifting off of its concrete shoulders.   There were great moments like this all day; from the comical booing of the training staff, to the completely unnecessary boo ...

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