Mets Thoughts

Unburied Treasure: In 1985, Gary Carter Said Only A World Series Would Make His Life Complete

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Unburied Treasure: In 1985, Gary Carter Said Only A World Series Would Make His Life Complete

Introduction by Stephen Hanks When I heard Gary Carter had finally succumbed to brain cancer at the too-young age of 57, I had two immediate memories. They weren’t of being at Shea on Opening Day 1985, when Carter hit his walk-off, 10th inning home run in his first game as a Met, or of Carter […]

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2012 New York Mets Organizational Draft Focus

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
2012 New York Mets Organizational Draft Focus

With all the mock drafts coming out these days, there is plenty of information surfacing about who the top picks will be, and what their budding skill-sets are like. But what about the Mets? What sort of draft strategy will suit them best heading into the MLB Amateur Draft of 2012? There is the old […]

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Who Will Be The Most Important Piece To The 2012 Bullpen?

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Who Will Be The Most Important Piece To The 2012 Bullpen?

The biggest and most notable additions to the 2012 Mets roster were added to the bullpen this off season by GM Sandy Alderson.  The void Krod left was much larger than Sandy originally anticipated, especially when players like Jason Isringhausen and Bobby Parnell failed to get the job done with any type of consistency what so ever. The big additions were […]

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Pitchers and Catchers Report: It’s Good To Be Back

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Pitchers and Catchers Report: It’s Good To Be Back

Welcome to the official start of the Mets’ 2012 season as Pitchers and catchers officially report to Digital Domain Park in St. Lucie today to kickoff Spring Training. KEY DATES Feb. 20 ~ Pitchers and catchers report. Feb. 21 ~ Manager Terry Collins to address the media at 10:00 am. Feb. 22 ~ First workout […]

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Lets Hope This Version Of Generation K Works Out Better Than The First

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Lets Hope This Version Of Generation K Works Out Better Than The First

Back in spring 1995, Generation K was going to change everything for the Mets , a downtrodden club known three years earlier as “The Worst Team Money Could Buy” that went on to lose 103 games in 1993. Jason Isringhausen , Bill Pulsipher and Paul Wilson were supposed to be the saviors, just like Dwight […]

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Mets Minors Q&A With Seedlings To Stars – Part Two

An article by posted on February 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Q&A With Seedlings To Stars – Part Two

Here is the second and final part of the Q & A I conducted with Wally Fish and Nathaniel Stoltz, two of the guys behind the great baseball site Seedlings To Stars. Who is most likely the shortstop of the future for the Mets Jordany Valdespin or Danny Muno? Nathaniel: I have to take Valdespin […]

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Grading the Omar Regime: The 2006 Draft

An article by posted on February 18, 2012 0 Comments
Grading the Omar Regime: The 2006 Draft

There were some complaints about the method I used to grade the 2005 draft so I am going to try and make some adjustments with this version. I am going to do everything I did last time, but in addition to those strategies I am going to take an individual look at the Mets picks […]

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We’ll Miss You, Kid!

An article by posted on February 18, 2012 0 Comments
We’ll Miss You, Kid!

Over my 19 years of existence, I have watched thousands of archived baseball games.  Whether they are on TV or the Internet, it was always interesting to watch old games from back in the 60′s, 70′s, 80, and 90′s. However, it was always the regular and post season games of the 1986 Mets that I […]

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What Is A Hero?

An article by posted on February 18, 2012 0 Comments
What Is A Hero?

  We use the words hero and great in sports to the point where they become cliche and lose their meaning and impact. Gary Carter was a baseball player, who made a good living playing a game most of us played as kids and only dreamed of having the fraction of talent he possessed. We […]

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St Lucie To Flushing: 2012 MLB Mock Draft 1.0, Pre-Season Mets Top 20

An article by posted on February 18, 2012 0 Comments
St Lucie To Flushing: 2012 MLB Mock Draft 1.0, Pre-Season Mets Top 20

I recently did a Top 20 Mets Prospect List of my own which you can check out at my other site, St. Lucie To Flushing. Not so different then many others you’ve probably read. However I do have one guy higher than most people and that is SS Philip Evans. He was drafted in the […]

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