Mets Thoughts

Moving On…

An article by posted on October 9, 2016 0 Comments
Moving On…

It’s been four days since that Jeurys Familia ninth inning meltdown, and while the painful sting of that fateful moment is long gone, I think it’s safe to say there is still some lingering general soreness. They say the best way to get over something is to talk about it – or in my case […]

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Looking At The Mets’ Big Picture

An article by posted on October 9, 2016 0 Comments
Looking At The Mets’ Big Picture

Painful. No other word for what I felt, for what we all felt, as we watched a pitching duel for the ages come to a crashing halt with a disastrous ninth inning. Many of us vented on social media; many of us flooded the comments section of this blog, to let out our frustration. Blame […]

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Reasons to Believe in the 2017 Mets

An article by posted on October 8, 2016 0 Comments
Reasons to Believe in the 2017 Mets

A gut-wrenching loss in the Wild Card game is not how we all envisioned the Mets’ season ending. The reality is they ran into one of the best postseason pitchers in baseball history and couldn’t find a way to scratch out a run. But that doesn’t mean there shouldn’t be hope for the Mets in […]

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Stay or Go, Mets Have Tough Decisions to Make

An article by posted on October 7, 2016 0 Comments
Stay or Go, Mets Have Tough Decisions to Make

The hurt of the Wild Card game is still entrenched in us but it’s time to start talking at who the Mets will try to keep for the 2017 season and who will likely move on. I will take a very early look at what the Mets should do with the options they have at […]

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Reflecting on the Mets’ 2016 Season: An Unlikely Road to October

An article by posted on October 6, 2016 0 Comments
Reflecting on the Mets’ 2016 Season: An Unlikely Road to October

As an aspiring journalist, I’m trained to put forward a professional appearance. Whether in my radio sports updates at WAER or on my shifts anchoring sports shows at CitrusTV, I can’t overtly root for my Mets. But last night was different. Like most of you, I watched the game purely as a fan; and like […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Let’s Make Some Magic!

An article by posted on October 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Let’s Make Some Magic!

An MMO Fan Shot by Lisa P. When the 2016 season began, I was sure we would go far into the postseason, and thought it was probable we would win the World Series. I figured it would be smooth sailing and that we’d probably clinch the NL East sometime in the middle of September. I […]

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Syndergaard and Bumgarner: A True Battle of the Aces

An article by posted on October 5, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard and Bumgarner: A True Battle of the Aces

As the New York Mets wrapped up their regular season in Philadelphia over the weekend, securing the number one Wild Card spot and home field advantage, they await the San Francisco Giants in Queens on Wednesday night, with the winner heading to face the Chicago Cubs in the NLDS starting Friday night. The Mets finished […]

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James Loney Gets The Start At 1B For Wild Card Game

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
James Loney Gets The Start At 1B For Wild Card Game

While manager Terry Collins declined to reveal his lineup for Wednesday’s Wild Card game against the San Francisco Giants, it appears that James Loney will be at first base instead of Lucas Duda. “I’ve got a good feeling,” said a smiling Loney when asked if he was told he’d be in the lineup. Collins did […]

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Wild Card Wednesday: Noah Syndergaard vs Giants Lineup

An article by posted on October 3, 2016 0 Comments
Wild Card Wednesday: Noah Syndergaard vs Giants Lineup

In Wednesday’s Wild Card Game, Noah Syndergaard will have to be at his best because Madison Bumgarner is not only a great postseason pitcher, but he is also great against the Mets. In Bumgarner’s career, he has made six starts against the Mets going 5-0 with a 1.86 ERA and a 1.025 WHIP. In four […]

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Syndergaard and Bumgarner to Square Off: Keys to a Pitcher’s Duel

An article by posted on October 3, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard and Bumgarner to Square Off: Keys to a Pitcher’s Duel

The Mets and Giants will call on their aces in Wednesday night’s NL Wild Card Game at Citi Field. Noah Syndergaard will face Madison Bumgarner in the win-or-go-home clash. The Mets have Thor and a lot of momentum, but they still have their work cut out for them. What are some keys to winning this […]

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