The Perfect Season Ends

The perfect season ends in an 8-4 loss to the Mets. The New York Mets posted the first defeat on the 2021 Phillies with an 8-4 victory at Citizen’s Bank Park. The pitching, the biggest question mark entering the season finally imploded in the person of Vince Velasquez.

Chase Anderson went five innings giving up two hits and a pair of runs. Velasquez struck out the side in his first inning of work but, blew apart in his second with four walks.  Vinny V continues to struggle and is the epitome of a bi-polar pitcher. Either very good or very not so good.

Didi Gregorius wowed the crowd with an absolute bomb to dead center field. Rhys Hoskins, another question mark entering the season smashed a long single that bounced off the left-field wall. The perfect season ends but let’s see if the Phillies can take the series.

The Phils and Mets go at it again Wednesday at 4:05 pm with Joe Girardi sending Aaron Nola to the hill. For more Phillies coverage click here.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.