Archive for April, 2011

Benchwarmers: Are Mets Reserves Better Or Worse?

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments
Benchwarmers: Are Mets Reserves Better Or Worse?

Like any other major league bench, many of the Mets reserves have already been pressed into some regular duty due to injuries or giving a slumping regular some time off. Last year, general manager Omar Minaya caught a lot of heat for lack of a strong bench and also having poor depth at several key positions. Has […]

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Prince Harry At Mets Game In 2010 (Photo)

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
Prince Harry At Mets Game In 2010 (Photo)

In honor of the Royal Wedding and all the buzz around the Royal Family, I thought it would be an appropriate time to share my personal shot I took of Prince Harry throwing out the first pitch on June 26th, 2010 at the Mets vs. Twins game that I attended. If I remember correctly, Harry threw […]

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What Are The Odds Jose Reyes Is Still With Mets Next Opening Day?

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
What Are The Odds Jose Reyes Is Still With Mets Next Opening Day?

Jose Reyes is really lighting up the Mets blogosphere today with several posts debating the merits of giving him an extension that will keep him in Flushing. But what are the odds that that can really happen? Is there a number that would make both sides happy? MetsBlog was asked if 5 years at $85-95 […]

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MMO Fanpost: Anatomy of an At-Bat!

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Fanpost: Anatomy of an At-Bat!

* * * Metsmerized Fan Post * * * Submitted by Metsie For months now I have tried to explain the concept of aggressively protecting the plate with two strikes. The concept is pretty simple. In any at bat you start off: 1 – You look for your pitch or a pitch you can drive and […]

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From Left Field: Murphy Is Clutch

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments

You ever the get the feeling when you’re watching a Mets game that the batter will hit a home run on the next pitch? Well, I can’t say this is completely true about last night, but I was pretty close. After the debacle of a call by Marvin Hudson that erased Jose Reyes’ one-out triple, […]

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Daniel Murphy: We’re Trying To Get To A Hundred

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy: We’re Trying To Get To A Hundred

In a column by David Waldstein of the NY Times, Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, still overflowing with enthusiasm after a dramatic win, channeled his inner Tug McGraw after the game. Waldstein explains: Daniel Murphy, who had two very big hits and one bad defensive mistake, said after the Mets beat the Washington Nationals, 6-3, […]

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Upon Further Review; Time For More Replay In Baseball

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments

Like you I saw the play involving Jose Reyes at third base last night. Umpire Marvin Hudson blew it on all levels, from not seeing the play, to falling for the acting of Washington’s third baseman Jerry Hairston, to making a bad call, to not asking for help. I don’t think he was in proper […]

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Amazins Win Sixth In A Row As Murphy Comes Through In A Pinch

An article by posted on April 27, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary After a slight rain delay, the sun came back out and the Mets fought their way back to win 6-3 over the Nationals thanks to some late innings magic. Dickey did his job on the mound, ‘pen gave up one run, and the offense, behind the Murph-Man, gave the Mets plenty of runs to […]

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National League’s Best Lineup?

An article by posted on April 27, 2011 0 Comments

1. Reyes 2. Murphy 3. Wright 4. Beltran 5. Bay 6. Davis Best lineup in the NL? That’s what Rich Couthino says in a post for WFAN. I surely got your attention with that headline — but it’s not as far-fetched as it sounds. New York’s lineup is the biggest reason why the Mets are […]

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Could Mike Pelfrey be the First Met on the Move?

An article by posted on April 27, 2011 0 Comments

The trade winds have been swirling around New York recently. Rumors that both Jose Reyes and David Wright may be traded have been discussed ad nauseam. However, these two may not be the first Mets that would be traded this year. There is a possibility that the Mets could look to trade Mike Pelfrey. Yes, […]

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