Diehard Mets fans know that you take nothing for granted when you face the Atlanta Braves, even on Opening Day at Citi Field in Queens.
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This amazing outcome for a team that unarguably sucked this summer had even seasoned observers saying crazy things as they tried to wrap their heads around it.
"You always gotta believe."
By the ninth inning, fans of all persuasion were rooting for the Giants' pitcher to nail the final out.
Under the unconventional one-game rules, a batter was out if he fouled a pitch with two strikes. Also, batters were awarded first base following three balls instead of four.
Can the New York media let the guy pitch before pushing him onto the operating table?