Hot Clicks: Natalia Siwiec; Chicken Yankees take series from Mets
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Sorry to bother all the non-New Yorkers out there with this dumb story, but it was a slow weekend. Anyway, Mets closer Frank Francisco called the Yankees "chickens" before the Subway Series started on Friday. I know I shouldn't be surprised the New York media would go crazy with that quote, but for three straight days, it's been chicken this and chicken that, and cluck this and cluck that, blah, blah, blah. For some reason, the Mets fed into the frenzy by bringing a chicken in the clubhouse Saturday and naming it "Little Jerry Seinfeld." The team then held a press conference on Sunday to announce the chicken was being donated to some farm. And during Sunday night's game, Jerry Seinfeld himself was tweeting about the stupid chicken. In the end, however, while the Mets were focusing on poultry, the Yankees took two out of three games at Citi Field (and even scored five earned runs off the red-hot R.A. Dickey). Also, Francisco ended up on the disabled list on Saturday. But at least the Mets had fun with a chicken.