Chicago Really Brings Out the Worst in the Mets

June 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Chicago Really Brings Out the Worst in the Mets

" Terry Collins might want to commission Dr. Emmett Brown to look into the flight the Mets took from New York to Chicago on Sunday night.

It was stormy and there was a lot of electricity in the air, so Collins might want to make sure that a bolt of lightning didn't hit the plane and send 1.21 gigawatts through it as it went hurtling back in time. Brown might be more of a DeLorean man, but he could help them figure out if the plane wound up going back in time instead of to Illinois.

You might think it sounds far-fetched, but how else could you explain the appearance of the 2009-2011 Mets at Wrigley Field this week? The Mets might have lost two of three to the Yankees over the weekend, but they at least looked like their resilient, hardworking selves when they were on the field.

The team that's lost the last two nights in Chicago hasn't looked anything like the one that we saw on Sunday night "

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