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Game Thread 5/12: Mother’s Day Matinee

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers of every species, from humans to large birds.

New York Mets v Philadelphia Phillies Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images

The Phillies are on the road this year, so Phoebe Phanatic likely won’t be a part of the festivities today at Kauffman Stadium. For the uninformed, every year, the Phanatic brings his mother out—a female of his large Galapagos bird species wearing Jackie Kennedy’s clothes—and winds up knocking her off his ATV or shoving her down some steps or something and we all point and laugh.