Mets Thoughts

Jerry Koosman: The Story Of One Mets Veteran

An article by posted on 11/11/2016 0 Comments
Jerry Koosman: The Story Of One Mets Veteran

Back in 1962, the New York Mets were having their inaugural season while a 20-year old from Appleton, Minnesota was drafted into military service. Being drafted into the military would forever change the future for Jerry Koosman and the New York Mets. While Koosman was stationed at Pere Marquette State National Park, he had taken […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Free Agent Profile: Matt Wieters, C

An article by posted on 08/11/2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Matt Wieters, C

Matt Wieters, C Position: Catcher/First base Bats: Switch – Throws: Right Born: May 21, 1986 (Age 30) Qualified Offer: No When Matt Wieters was drafted fifth overall in the 2007 MLB First-Year Player Draft, there were high expectations and hopes riding on the shoulders of the sizable junior out of Georgia Tech. Listed at six-foot-four […]

Continue Reading »

2016 Mets Report Cards: Neil Walker, 2B

An article by posted on 08/11/2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Neil Walker, 2B

NEIL WALKER, 2B Player Data:  Age: 31, B/T: S/R, Free Agent: 2017 2016 Primary Stats: .282/.347/.476, 23 HR, 55 RBI, 458 PA 2016 Review:   Like most of the Mets, it was an up and down season for Neil Walker.  Also like most of the Mets (at least it seemed like most of the Mets), he […]

Continue Reading »

How Mets Have Fared Under Democratic and Republican Presidents

An article by posted on 08/11/2016 0 Comments
How Mets Have Fared Under Democratic and Republican Presidents

There are many factors to consider when voting for a candidate for President of the United States today. At this point, every pitch and angle has been discussed ad nauseam on the web, in print, and on talk radio and cable television. Hopefully, you have all made your decisions by now. However, if you are […]

Continue Reading »

2016 Mets Report Cards: Curtis Granderson, OF

An article by posted on 07/11/2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Curtis Granderson, OF

CURTIS GRANDERSON, OF Player Data: Age: 35, B/T: Left/Right, Free Agency: 2018 2016 Primary Stats: .237/.335/.464, 30 HR, 59 RBI, 74 BB, 130 K, 88 R, 150 G 2016 Review:  Curtis Granderson was coming off one of his finest seasons in years in 2015, recording his highest OPS (.821), OBP (.364), hits (15), and stolen bases (11), […]

Continue Reading »

Please Don’t Smear Cespedes On The Way Out

An article by posted on 06/11/2016 0 Comments
Please Don’t Smear Cespedes On The Way Out

With Yoenis Cespedes officially opting out of his contract on Friday, the danger of losing him in free agency will begin to be fully realized. The Mets have had over a month to negotiate a deal with Cespedes.  Over this time period, the Mets were the only team that could negotiate with Cespedes, and yet the […]

Continue Reading »

2016 Mets Report Cards: Robert Gsellman, RHP

An article by posted on 06/11/2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Robert Gsellman, RHP

ROBERT GSELLMAN, RHP Player Data: Age: 23, B/T: Right/Right, Free Agency: 2022 2016 Primary Stats: 4-2, 2.42 ERA, 7 GS, 44.2 IP, 42 K, 15 BB, 1.28 WHIP 2016 Review:  Robert Gsellman burst onto the scene in 2016 after injuries kept on mounting for this Mets squad throughout the year. Initially promoted from Triple A Las Vegas when […]

Continue Reading »

2016 Mets Report Cards: Jacob deGrom, RHP

An article by posted on 05/11/2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Jacob deGrom, RHP

JACOB deGROM, RHP Player Data: Age: 28,  B/T: Left/Right, Free Agent: 2021 2016 Primary Stats: 7-8, 3.04 ERA, 24 GS, 148 IP, 143 K, 36 BB, 1.20 WHIP 2016 Review: Jacob deGrom‘s 2016 season was filled with inconsistencies. He dealt with diminished velocity and a back issue in spring training. Then, on the Mets Home Opener on […]

Continue Reading »

Could Wilmer Flores and T.J. Rivera Platoon at Second Base?

An article by posted on 02/11/2016 0 Comments
Could Wilmer Flores and T.J. Rivera Platoon at Second Base?

One of the questions surrounding the Mets’ 2016-2017 offseason is, “What the heck are the Mets going to do at second base?” There are certainly many options, a popular one being to bring back Neil Walker, who played very well before having his season cut short by back surgery. There were many injuries like his […]

Continue Reading »

Here’s Hoping Collins is Watching the Series and Taking Notes

An article by posted on 01/11/2016 0 Comments
Here’s Hoping Collins is Watching the Series and Taking Notes

One thing we know about sports is everybody is a copycat, and here’s hoping Mets manager Terry Collins is taking notes. Something Indians manager Terry Francona has known for a long time – and putting to use this postseason – and what Collins seems to ignore is a game’s critical moment doesn’t always occur in the ninth inning. Sometimes, it […]

Continue Reading »