Last Thursday, Matthew Cerrone, wrote on his blog:
The following is of a two-inch Smurf, on the telephone, which has been sitting on the ledge in the Mets dugout for two days by the stairs that lead to the clubhouse:
Mike Pelfrey told me it is a good-luck charm, though he may have been joking with me. In either case, several people said it belongs to the trainers, which, given the health of the team, may make this more of a voodoo doll if you ask me.
Eli From Brooklyn says: If it was up to me, any smurf that's attached to the ledge of a Mets dugout cannot be one that resembles a call to the bullpen.
More so, the trainers might want to start looking into other smurfs to resemble the state of their ball club.
Here's an idea for you, Ray Ramirez: