Mets Thoughts

Starting Lineup, Game Preview: Phillies vs Mets

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Justin Turner – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Jason Bay – LF Daniel Murphy – 1B Angel Pagan – CF Ronny Paulino – C Ruben Tejada – 2B Chris Capuano – LHP Game Preview  For the first time this season, the Mets and the Phillies will play in Queens, […]

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MMO Flashback: 25 Years Later: Gary Carter Debuts In Style

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

Originally posted on April 9, 2010, here is a wonderful post by Ed that will evoke some great memories of Gary while we keep him in our prayers. In 1984, the Mets surprised the baseball world by winning 90 games and finishing in second place in the National League East.  After seven consecutive losing seasons, […]

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New Minor Owner, Same Major Problems

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have the minority owner they hope will be able to bail them out of their major financial mess in the fallout of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital Inc., will purchase 49 percent of the team for roughly $200 million. The sale does not include any ownership segment […]

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Photo: David Einhorn In A Dave Kingman Jersey

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Photo: David Einhorn In A Dave Kingman Jersey

Here’s a shot of David Eihorn, the new minority owner, all decked out in his Mets gear. Yes, that’s uniform No. 26 – young David was a big Dave Kingman fan growing up! Photo courtesy of DealBreaker.

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Game Preview: Mets @ Cubs

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets and Cubs play a classic day game in Chicago. Last night, the Mets bounced back from a terrible opening game with a 7-4 win in a rain shortened game. Yesterday, the Mets found themselves in a quick 4-1 hole, but they came roaring back in the top of the second, scoring 5 runs, […]

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Gee, Mets Aren’t That Sh*tty; Rain-Shortened 7-4 Win

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Either Mother Nature is a Mets fan or these spring storms in the north have one slim positive in them. Either way the Mets win with a little help from the rain. With the game being called in the seventh inning and the Mets having a three run lead after hitting the Cubs […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Cubs

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets try to bounce back from two headache losses. (Headache Loss: When the mental miscues from Professional Athletes cause a fan to hit their head on a desk, wall, or other object, thus giving the fan a headache). Tonight Dillon Gee looks to continue his pitching from his last strong outing and the Mets […]

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Doug’s Dugout: The Boss, The Superstar, And The Race Horse

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: the updated version of the Boss, the scrappy Mets, and other imbecilic thoughts. I have never seen such a firestorm over benign comments made by an owner until the other day when excerpts from Fred Wilpon’s confessional in the New Yorker was released (you see the size of that […]

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The Coming Met-Pocalypse

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

“Even if the financials break down as reported, one would think the $100 million dollars being earmarked for operating costs will go toward the projected $70 million dollars in losses this season, and any additional losses next season. Basically, the way I see it, this will keep them afloat for two years, and that is […]

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From Left Field: What Happens When Wright, Davis and Pagan Return?

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

Though setbacks have delayed their return to action, Angel Pagan, David Wright and Ike Davis will eventually be healthy enough to play. In fact, Pagan is expected back in the lineup this Friday. While last night’s game was a poor indicator, the Mets have actually played some good baseball without three of their regulars players. […]

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