Mets Thoughts

3 Up, 3 Down: Bay Watch

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: Bay Watch

The Mets concluded their brief two game set against the Oakland A’s and yet again, walked away with a split.  To quote ACDC’s late Bon Scott, “I’m hot, and when I’m not, I’m cold as ice”.  That pretty much sums up this series, this season and this team.  Below is a 3 up/3 down review […]

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The Double Whammy Of Being a Jets and Mets Fan

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
The Double Whammy Of Being a Jets and Mets Fan

Life as a New York Met fan is painful enough, but for Met fans who also pull for the New York Jets, sports allegiance can be a double whammy. Manish Menta, who covers the Jets for the New York Post wrote an interesting column this week that for this reader drew parallels between management of […]

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Petey’s Mets Nightmare

An article by posted on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Petey’s Mets Nightmare

Can Anyone Here Play This Game? I get up like any other day to get ready for work. As I am making some fresh coffee I flip on ESPN. Hey what the hell is this? There is ‘breaking baseball news’ they say, coming up after the break. So as the commercials play, and the coffee […]

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Mets Offseason Hitting Trade Targets

An article by posted on August 17, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Hitting Trade Targets

The days of power hitters are over. Those that do remain are in such high demand that the thought of acquiring one will cost you an arm or a leg. If the Mets want a realistic shot to upgrade on offense, they will have to explore all options and alternatives available in the market. Here […]

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Mets Are More ‘Clutch’ Than The Nats, Statistically Speaking

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are More ‘Clutch’ Than The Nats, Statistically Speaking

Judging from comments on my twitter feed, I’d venture to guess that the prevailing emotion among Mets fans out there for this season is abject frustration. While there are times when we are offered glimmers of hope and slivers of consistency, they tend to be quickly snuffed out. The team itself is probably more likeable […]

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Good Riddance, Bud…

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
Good Riddance, Bud…

As you no doubt have heard by now, it’s official, Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner on Thursday, and the Bud Selig era has come to a merciful end. I say merciful because Met fans have had to endure Selig’s endless manipulations to ensure that the Wilpons remained entrenched as owners of the Mets, […]

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The True Value of Juan Lagares

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
The True Value of Juan Lagares

As the New York Mets near the end of their ongoing rebuilding process, it’s time for Sandy Alderson to re-evaluate the entire team and see who can help the team on a day to day basis over the next few years. Once that task is completed, it’s time for the front office to work to […]

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It’s Tough to Snooker Sandy in a Trade

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Tough to Snooker Sandy in a Trade

Long before becoming General Manager of the Mets, Sandy Alderson was the longtime General Manager of the Oakland A’s. He took over the helm of the A’s after Billy Martin was fired after the 1982 season in which the A’s went 68-94 and finished 5th in the American League West. During his run with the […]

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Mets Will Regret Retaining Collins As Manager For 2015

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Will Regret Retaining Collins As Manager For 2015

Andy Martino of the Daily News argues that Terry Collins deserves to return as Mets manager in 2015. He defends Collins and says that he has had to endure Chris Young, Frank Francisco, a major drop in payroll, a major contraction phase, and the loss of a batting champion and Cy Young Award-winner among other […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: How Sweep It Isn’t

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up and 3 Down: How Sweep It Isn’t

The Washington Nationals stopped by Queens on Tuesday night to kick off a 3 game set against the NY Mets.  If there was ever a point in the season where the Amazins’ could have used a miracle, it was this series.  Having taken 3 of 4 from the lowly Phillies, the Mets had the potential […]

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