Mets Thoughts

Organizing My Desk

An article by posted on August 24, 2011 0 Comments

Lately I’ve been tied up with the Mets at the Court, not the Mets on the field. Neither stick to a timetable, but the on-the-field Mets certainly win their part – and of course there are all the updated readings to consider in the Court case. With the Mets team, all I need to make […]

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Wait’ll 2014?

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments
Wait’ll 2014?

I ran into an article by Will Leitch of New York Magazine in which he continues his series entitled “Fixing the Mets”. This week Leitch weighed in on Mets management and wrote the following: “It’s a weak free-agent class, and the Mets have a ton of positions filled anyway. The smart play — and the play […]

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Your Best? Losers Always Whine About Their Best.

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments
Your Best? Losers Always Whine About Their Best.

In the Jerry Bruckheimer film, ‘The Rock,’ John Patrick Mason turned to Stanley Goodspeed and uttered a classic movie line: “Your best? Losers always whine about their best. Winners go home and get a World Series ring.” No…wait, that wasn’t it. But this website is suitable for all ages. (I pause now so we can […]

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Mets Get Mugged In Philly 10-0, Wright Is On The Skids Again

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Get Mugged In Philly 10-0, Wright Is On The Skids Again

The Mets got clobbered by the Philadelphia Phillies 10-0 tonight in what I would call was the ugliest loss of the season by far. They have now gone 5-16 in their last 21 games and are in their worst strecth since their 5-13 start to begin the season. They are in a deep funk and continue to slide deeper […]

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How The Pelfrey For Closer Conversation Went Down…

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments
How The Pelfrey For Closer Conversation Went Down…

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Terry Collins and unidentified team officials asked Mike Pelfrey if he would consider being converted to a closer. “Would you be willing to be the closer next year?” Terry Collins asked the pitcher, according to someone who was briefed on, but did not witness or participate in, […]

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In The Mets Crossfire: The Jose Reyes Dilemma

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments
In The Mets Crossfire: The Jose Reyes Dilemma

In a new feature that we will be doing from time time to time, myself and Joe D. will do a point/counterpoint on various Mets hot button issues. This week, we share our opposing views on whether the Mets should re-sign Jose Reyes or just cut the cord and move on from him already. Delcos On […]

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Rocking It On Baseball Tonight

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments

Obviously I wasn’t in the loop about this contest, but here’s my favorite band Seether, rocking out to the ESPN Baseball Tonight theme song. According to ESPN, the shows producers have enlisted the help of notable musicians to provide their distinctive interpretations of the “Baseball Tonight” theme song during the 2011 season. They have already featured these […]

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A Tale Of Two Seasons

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments
A Tale Of Two Seasons

Dillon Gee took New York by storm, coming up in April as an injury replacement. He started twice, had three relief appearances, the joined the rotation for good on May 7th. Over his first 10 starts (13 games), Gee was 7-0 with a 2.86 ERA, and talks of a Rookie of the Year run began. […]

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Move Capuano To The Bullpen And Promote Schwinden To The Rotation

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments
Move Capuano To The Bullpen And Promote Schwinden To The Rotation

 Well, do you ever get the feeling that the story’s too damn real and in the present tense? Or that everybody’s on the stage, and it seems like you’re the only person sitting in the audience?  ~ Jethro Tull Saturday night’s 11-9 defeat was certainly not for the faint of heart, and while most of […]

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Cyclone Warning – A Stretch Run Alert!

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments
Cyclone Warning – A Stretch Run Alert!

Stop the presses - we got a playoff hunt on our hands! A real live pennant race, Mets fans, right here in NYC! No, not the Mets of course, but the next best thing… There is a Cyclone Warning for the five boroughs! As recently as two weeks ago the Brooklyn Cyclones were scratching and clawing, and […]

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