Mets Thoughts

Joisey Fans Prefer Phillies Over Mets

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments
Joisey Fans Prefer Phillies Over Mets

From Brent Johnson in the Star-Ledger: According to a new poll from Quinnipiac University, 48 percent of the Garden State’s baseball fans root for the Yankees, while 22 percent prefer the Phillies. Sixteen percent are Mets fans. Three percent root for the Boston Red Sox. Other teams make up 1 percent each. Damn Joisey, that’s cold! […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: When Cali Came To Town

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

The California Angels and the Oakland A’s were in Citi Field during this Mets last homestand. The most encouraging thing I can say about it is that the Mets played .500, losing two of three to the Angels, while winning two of three from Oakland. Sorry folks, but these match-ups against the American League West don’t […]

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Game 75: Cappy Gets Straight A’s In Mets 4-1 Victory

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments
Game 75: Cappy Gets Straight A’s In Mets 4-1 Victory

After more than a two hour rain delay, the Mets took the rubber game against the A’s with a convincing 4-1 win thanks to a solid effort by Chris Capuano and more timely hitting by Jose Reyes. Game Notes Chris Capuano gave the Mets six shutout innings, before leaving the game with a cramp in his right […]

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Ron Darling Talks About The State Of The Mets With Me

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments

Monday night I had the chance to talk to Ron Darling once again. This time In The Game Collectibles brought him in for a signing at Park East.  There were a lot of people coming in to meet him and some were as young as 5 years old and as excited to meet him in […]

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Don’t Jump On The Bay Bandwagon Just Yet

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments
Don’t Jump On The Bay Bandwagon Just Yet

In the last week or so, Jason Bay has looked like his old all-star form. Yes, he has looked exponentially better at the plate, blasting one, nearly two, home runs against the A’s Tuesday night, but if you look at his split stats over his disappointing tenure as a Met, you will see a common theme […]

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Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Athletics vs Mets

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments

Game Time 1:10 PM RHP Graham Godfrey vs. LHP Chris Capuano Starting LIne-up Jose Reyes, SS Justin Turner, 2b Carlos Beltran, RF Daniel Murphy, 3B Angel Pagan, CF Jason Bay, LF Lucas Duda, 1B Josh Thole, C Chris Capuano, LHP Game Preview The Mets face the Athletics this afternoon for the concluding game of this series. Oakland […]

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Collins, Reyes, Einhorn And The Mets

An article by posted on June 22, 2011 0 Comments

In the midst of chaos, we have calm – while the newspapers are screaming about the Mets team, they are quietly learning how to work together, and they are listening to their manager, Terry Collins. This is the best Mets team in years because of him – he puts his players first and they know […]

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Collins Could Move A Suddenly Hot Jason Bay Up In Order

An article by posted on June 22, 2011 0 Comments

Last night, struggling leftfielder Jason Bay homered for the first time since May 13 in the sixth, breaking a string of 104 at-bats without one. Bay also hadn’t had an extra-base hit since May 20, a stretch of 89 at-bats. It was a great night for Bay who also blasted a triple off the wall, and […]

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The Jose Reyes Chessmatch

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments

Update June 21, 2011 5:30 PM According to Michael Baron over at MetsBlog.com,  Sandy Alderson spoke at CitiField today with reporters and according to SNY producer Matt Dunn, he said he reached out to the agents of Jose Reyes recently, but were told he will not negotiate a new contract until after the season.  I […]

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Collins Thinks Trading Beltran Sends Wrong Message

An article by posted on June 21, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Thinks Trading Beltran Sends Wrong Message

A week ago I wondered about the possibilty of not trading Carlos Beltran, but instead keeping him and trying to work out a 2-year deal. You can read that below. I wanted to update this post with a comment Terry Collins made when asked about his thoughts on trading Beltran. “You can’t lose the energy, […]

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