Mets Thoughts

Mets Ticket Prices Plunging

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

If you’re looking for some cheap and affordable entertainment to fill those quiet weekends and weeknights, you might be able to take in a Mets game at Citi Field for as low as $3 dollars a ticket. David Waldstein of the New York Times writes the following: Care to sit directly behind home plate on […]

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MLB Power Rankings – Week 2

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

Here are the top and bottom five of week two’s MLB Power Rankings as posted on the Daily News. Thanks to the Mets, the Colorado Rockies moved up six spots to claim the top spot. Top Five 1. Colorado Rockies (12-3, Last week: 6) At 12-3, they have the best record in baseball and have […]

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Young Pitching Prospects Show Promise Early

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

With still 147 games to play, a small winning streak gets us right back near .500. But, while the big club continues to struggle, some of the promising young pitching prospects down in the minors are showing their potential early. The trio of Jeurys Familia, Jenrry Mejia, and Matt Harvey, who are the top 3 […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Damned Thing’s Over

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

“The damned thing’s over,” Legendary New York Mets announcer Bob Murphy, was talking about a marathon game between the Mets and Braves. Of course I’m referring to the seven game losing streak. The Mets were down in Atlanta this week and lost two of three games to the Braves. Friday night’s game was rained out, […]

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Shake It Up

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

At Aerys Sports, there is a fine conglomerate of baseball bloggers, headed up and written by women.  Their resident Mets blogger, Kelly Lake who is the author of “The Curious Case of Sidd Finch,” raised an interesting question about the Mets a few days ago.  She asked: When will the players be held accountable? It’s […]

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Is This Team Really Playing Better And Trying Harder?

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

When Terry Collins was asked to comment about Daniel Murphy’s outrageous decision to steal third base last night, he called it an “error of enthusiasm”. As a matter of fact, this team suffers from a “lack of enthusiasm”. They take the field like a team that expects to lose. The worst that can possibly happen […]

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Game Preview, Notes, Starting Lineup: Mets @ Braves

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Josh Thole – C David Wright – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Ike Davis – 1B Angel Pagan – CF Willie Harris – LF Brad Emaus – 2B Dillon Gee – RHP Mets Notes METS AT A GLANCE: The Mets have lost seven games in a row dating back […]

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Mets Lose Both Games In Doubleheader Against Braves; 4-2, 4-0

An article by posted on April 16, 2011 0 Comments

Game One: Game Summary Mets get out slugged as DJ Carrasco gets over matched against the Braves’ long balls. The bullpen holds together, and the offense fell silent. Mets lose the first game of the double header, 4-2 to the Braves. Game Notes When the Mets chose DJ Carrasco to start for them in a […]

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Realizing It’s Time To Rebuild

An article by posted on April 16, 2011 0 Comments

I’m not really a negative fan, at least I’d like to think so. I never booed Oliver Perez or Luis Castillo, and I never called for Omar’s firing. I don’t think I’m smarter than the people who run a professional baseball team, and I try to recognize there’s always more to a story than we […]

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I Sense A Big Shake-Up This Week, Some Heads Will Roll

An article by posted on April 16, 2011 0 Comments

It’s taxing times for a beleaguered Mets team these days, but there’s no rest for the weary as they get set to play a doubleheader for the second time in three days. The Mets even tried unsuccessfully to get MLB to intervene and overrule the Braves decision to play two games today, but their pleas fell on deaf ears. Atlanta is […]

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