Mets Thoughts

A New Hope: Remaining Schedule A Strength

An article by posted on August 15, 2016 0 Comments
A New Hope: Remaining Schedule A Strength

The New York Mets enter play on Monday night in Arizona against the Diamondbacks with 45 games remaining on the season.  They find themselves just 2.5 games out of the second wild card spot chasing the likes of the Marlins, Pirates, and Cardinals.  After completing what seemed like the impossible Sunday in winning back to […]

Continue Reading »

Are You Counting On Wright Returning In 2017?

An article by posted on August 13, 2016 0 Comments
Are You Counting On Wright Returning In 2017?

With the 2016 season entering the home stretch, the New York Mets are still in contention for a playoff spot. Not because of anything the offense is doing, but as Ken Davidoff of the New York Post put it, the rest of the NL is playing down to their level. Much has been made about […]

Continue Reading »

What if Alex Rodriguez Played for the 2001 Mets?

An article by posted on August 13, 2016 0 Comments
What if Alex Rodriguez Played for the 2001 Mets?

Alex Rodriguez played his final big-league game last night for the New York Yankees. His legacy will always be marred with what-ifs… What if he never took PEDs? What if he stayed away from off the field scandals? What if Cameron Diaz never fed him popcorn at the Super Bowl? But one of these lesser talked […]

Continue Reading »

Is It Time To Focus On ’17 Regarding Matz & Syndergaard?

An article by posted on August 12, 2016 0 Comments
Is It Time To Focus On ’17 Regarding Matz & Syndergaard?

When Johan Santana was a Met, fans got used to the seasonal-Santana-September shutdown. While fans have to hope it isn’t seasonal, it’s time to stop thinking about how many games back the Mets are in the standings, and to start thinking about shutting down arms like Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz. Both pitchers have reportedly […]

Continue Reading »

The Devil and Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on August 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Devil and Daniel Murphy

MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love, Originally Published on Fair and Unbalanced Daniel Murphy‘s historic playoff performance last year carried the Mets into the World Series.   In the Mets’ 4-game sweep of the Cubs in the League Championship Series, Murph batted over .500, with four home runs, a double, six runs batted in and six runs scored. Including […]

Continue Reading »

Does This Team Have Any Fight Left?

An article by posted on August 12, 2016 0 Comments
Does This Team Have Any Fight Left?

Defeated. Emotionless. Beaten. These are all words you can use to describe the current state of the New York Mets ballclub. As the season starts to dwindle out of their grasps, is there any fight left in what looks like a lifeless team. After Thursday’s completion of a three-game sweep at the hands of the […]

Continue Reading »

What Are Words For, When No One Listens Anymore?

An article by posted on August 11, 2016 0 Comments
What Are Words For, When No One Listens Anymore?

My lips are moving and the sound’s coming out. The words are audible but I have my doubts That you realize what has been said. You look at me as if you’re in a daze. It’s like the feeling at the end of the page When you realize you don’t know what you just read. […]

Continue Reading »

Why It’s Time for the Mets to Fire Terry Collins

An article by posted on August 10, 2016 0 Comments
Why It’s Time for the Mets to Fire Terry Collins

Normally, you don’t fire someone who has turned a team around from losers to winners, nor do you fire the manager who brought you to the World Series the previous year. However, it’s time to fire Terry Collins. This isn’t said lightly. It was his ability to manage the clubhouse that kept the team together […]

Continue Reading »

Alderson Plans To Discuss Extension With Red-Hot Neil Walker

An article by posted on August 10, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson Plans To Discuss Extension With Red-Hot Neil Walker

It’s starting to feel like a broken record, but Mets second baseman Neil Walker did it again, blasting a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning to give the Mets a lead. And unsurprisingly, the Mets still lost the game. Overall it was Walker’s 20th home run of the season, but it was the seventh […]

Continue Reading »

The 2016 Mets Rotation: Perception vs Reality

An article by posted on August 9, 2016 0 Comments
The 2016 Mets Rotation: Perception vs Reality

The Curse of Expectations: How Mets Rotation Is Perceived vs How Good It Actually Is New York Mets fans became aware of the incessant expectations set in place for their team’s starting rotation beginning early in Spring Training. All one had to do was google “Mets greatest rotation ever” to find discussion of the subject […]

Continue Reading »

3 Up 3 Down: Mets Avoid Sweep In Motown

An article by posted on August 8, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Avoid Sweep In Motown

3 Up  1.  Mr. Clutch  For the second time in a week, the Mets were able to avoid being swept because of the bat of Neil Walker. Yesterday, it was Walker who hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the ninth inning off of Francisco Rodriguez which gave the Mets a 3-1 lead. Walker has […]

Continue Reading »