Mets Thoughts

Gee Should Remain In The Rotation, Not Capuano

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

With Chris Young coming off the DL, the Mets have decided to opt D.J. Carrasco down to Triple-A and to place Dillon Gee in the bullpen. This move is not only endangering the further development of Gee as a pitcher, but also takes a great pitcher out of the rotation. What does not makes sense is why take Gee […]

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Citi Field Letting Up More Homers This Season

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments
Citi Field Letting Up More Homers This Season

Here is some additional new info from hittracker.com courtesy of metsblog.com that sheds more light on my post from a few days ago. The Citi Field has averaged 2.27 home runs per game so far this season which ranks third highest in the National League. Ironically, Citizens Bank Park has one of the lowest home run rates […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 3)

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments
MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 3)

With Spring Break over and the destruction of the bullpen mascot, the Mets have been looking to get themselves on track for the following season. Going 4-2 over a six game stretch is pretty good and the team seems to have woken up a little. However, when the dust clears on the week, we are […]

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Mets Owner In Violation Of MLB Debt Rules

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

According to Forbes Magazine, the Mets currently operate in violation of baseball’s debt rules: “Insiders attribute the lack of oversight to the laissez-faire culture of MLB executives and the independence and fiscal feistiness of team owners. Others are more cynical and say that as long as you toe the line with Selig, supporting his revenue-sharing […]

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Jeff Wilpon Sparks Mets 4-Game Win Streak

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments
Jeff Wilpon Sparks Mets 4-Game Win Streak

Fred and Jeff Wilpon get a lot of heat these days from just about anyone who owns a keyboard, most of it undeserved. Many fans have even accused them of being to meddlesome in how the team is run (not so sure how true that is either). Well it appears that their meddling may have […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: The Snake Charmer Edition

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

Alright, our boys went out there this weekend and swept a three game series from the Arizona Diamondbacks, for the Mets their first series sweep of the season. They also have a modest four game winning streak. It was a busy weekend for me with my daughter’s birthday and Easter Sunday, but yes we do […]

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35th Anniversary Of Rick Monday’s Flag Save

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments
35th Anniversary Of Rick Monday’s Flag Save

Thirty-five years ago to the day, two protesters ran onto the field just before the bottom of the fourth inning on a Sunday matinée at Dodger’s Stadium, baring lighter fluid, matches, and the American flag with the intent to burn it in front of the 25,167 fans in attendance. As the two poured lighter fluid […]

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What Could Braun and Tulo Extensions Mean For Wright?

An article by posted on April 24, 2011 0 Comments

As most of you know, I’m not a long drawn out post type of guy, but I wanted to toss this out there for a healthy debate. On Thursday, Ryan Braun signed a five-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Brewers worth $105 million. According to Ken Rosenthal, here’s how that contract breaks down. Braun received […]

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Diamondbacks vs Mets: Starting Lineup, Game Preview

An article by posted on April 24, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Jason Bay – LF Ike Davis – 1B Josh Thole – C Jason Pridie – CF Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Preview The Mets go for the sweep this afternoon in Citi Field against the Diamondbacks. Yesterday, […]

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Power Play: Could Ike Davis Be The Next Darryl Strawberry?

An article by posted on April 24, 2011 0 Comments

It seems odd to compare Ike Davis to Darryl Strawberry.  After all, Darryl was the #1 pick in the 1980 amateur draft, took home the Rookie of the Year Award in 1983, and is at or near the top of many of the Mets’ all-time hitting records.  Ike Davis?  He was known for being the […]

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