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Comment of the Day: A Neil Walker Limerick

Neil Walker, Travis d'Arnaud

New York Mets’ Neil Walker, right, and Travis d’Arnaud celebrate after Walker’s home run off Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Brett Oberholtzer during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Philadelphia. New York won 11-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)


Neil Walker is having a great start to the season for the Mets. He’s hit nine homers and put to rest any worry Mets fans may have had after letting Daniel Murphy walk to a division rival.

This morning, in the comments, reader NYGF offered this ode to Walker and his early season exploits. Line four, for those who don’t know, is a reference to this story from a couple of years back:

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Bravo. Maybe some edits for purposes of improving the meter, but a solid, solid effort, especially so early in the morning.