The Mets whining about the field last night might have been the turning point in the game. After Jose Reyes slipped leading off first, the Mets complained the field was too soggy and asked the umpires to have the grounds crew apply a drying agent.
Reyes promptly stole second and scored, which turned out to be a big play as the Mets won by one run.
Although this worked out for the Mets, I don’t really like it. So the Braves watered down the infield to slow down Reyes. Get over it. It’s gamesmanship and teams have always tailored their field to their own advantage.
Wear the metal spikes Jose and move on. To complain makes the Mets look like whiners.
Ron Darling made an interesting comment when he said are they going to next make them cut the grass.