Mets Thoughts

Prospect Pulse: The Catchers

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: The Catchers

Ever since Mike Piazza, played his last game as a Met, the team has been searching for a permanent replacement at catcher. We have had a few quick fixes, but the patch just doesn’t seem to hold. Where oh where is the next Jerry Grote? The next John Stearns? The next Todd Hundley? Will the […]

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Brandon Nimmo To Play In Games As Early As Next Week

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments

Now that the Mets have finally inked their first round pick Brandon Nimmo to a contract, we can all finally relax.  It would have been a devastating blow had he not signed, especially with the lack of production we are getting from our young hitting prospects down in the minors.  Now that he has signed […]

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If Duda Can Gain Some More Confidence, Watch Out!

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday I wrote about how Lucas Duda made what was a poor draft for the Mets in 2007, into a pretty good draft class for the Amazins. You can read about that below this updated commentary. Today, in an article by John Harper of the Daily News, a Mets official shares some insight on Lucas Duda […]

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It’s A Hard Luck Life (For R.A.)

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments
It’s A Hard Luck Life (For R.A.)

Quick!  Which starting pitcher on the Mets has the lowest ERA?  If you said R.A. Dickey, you’d be correct.  Now if I asked you which Mets hurler of the starting five has the fewest wins, you probably wouldn’t think to say Dickey’s name again.  But it’s true.  With a 5-11 record, R.A. Dickey has the […]

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Photo: Brandon Nimmo Signs His New $2.1 Million Deal

An article by posted on August 16, 2011 0 Comments
Photo: Brandon Nimmo Signs His New $2.1 Million Deal

  There’s Brandon Nimmo signing his new contract in a photo from the NY Mets. Brandon Nimmo will speak with the media at 5:00 pm and answer questions, so check back later for a recap. Official Release from Mets: The New York Mets tonight announced that they have signed outfielder Brandon Nimmo of Cheyenne East High School (WY), […]

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Capuano Has Been Awful; Is Trade a Possiblity?

An article by posted on August 16, 2011 0 Comments

When the Mets signed Chris Capuano in the offseason, i thought that the Mets picked up a low-risk, high reward type of player. I also thought that the deal was a good one. Now that we’re getting closer to the end of the season, I wonder if I should be eating my words? Capuano has […]

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Before Getting Excited About Nimmo, Remember Al Shirley (And Others)

An article by posted on August 16, 2011 0 Comments

As last night’s deadline to sign first-round draft choice Brandon Nimmo drew closer, my Twitter timeline was littered with fans and writers counting down the minutes.  “C’mon, Sandy, get it done,” one follower said.  “We need Nimmo,” said another.  So I got to thinking. With all of this talk about how desperate the Mets were […]

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Prospect Pulse: Juan Lagares Is Back On The Map

An article by posted on August 16, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Juan Lagares Is Back On The Map

This player, a 22 year old RH hitting outfielder, once thought of with unlimited potential by the Mets, a player who they thought would be the next Jose Reyes, eventually was forgotten by the team that signed him as a 17 year old SS out of the Dominican Republic, as an IFA in May of 2006. […]

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Those Blue Jerseys Are Not So New After All – See Them Without The “Los”

An article by posted on August 16, 2011 0 Comments
Those Blue Jerseys Are Not So New After All – See Them Without The “Los”

I was very excited when of our readers, Joe (metsr1) sent in some pictures of his Blue Mets Jersey that he purchased 4-5 years ago. Check out these awesome pics… Kind of familiar looking, huh?  It’s an exact replica of last week’s Los Mets jerseys! Without the Los!  Notice the similar orange piping… Notice the orange […]

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Mets End The Madness, Hold On To Win in Extras 5-4

An article by posted on August 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets End The Madness, Hold On To Win in Extras 5-4

Despite the best efforts of Bobby Parnell and umpire Todd Tichenor, the Mets were able to end their 5-game skid and take the opener by a final score of 5-4. With the scrapping, “Never Say Die” Mets bravado returning after being nowhere to be found in Arizona, last night’s victory, capped off by Jason Isringhausen’s 300th career […]

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