Mets Thoughts

Mets Should Just Have Ike Davis Have The Surgery Already!

An article by posted on August 15, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Should Just Have Ike Davis Have The Surgery Already!

Ever since the unfortunate collision between David Wright and Ike Davis, the Mets have prolonged the injury of their young slugger throughout the year to the point where they are now jeopardizing his 2012 season! The Amazin’s are out of the race, October baseball is not in their future in 2011, so what is the purpose of giving […]

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Will Capuano’s Performance Bonuses Hasten His Exit?

An article by posted on August 15, 2011 0 Comments
Will Capuano’s Performance Bonuses Hasten His Exit?

  On Sunday, Buster Olney of ESPN reported that Mets starter Chris Capuano cleared waivers and could be traded to any team. Actually, I was kind of surprised Capuano wasn’t traded before the non-waiver deadline, especially when they already decided to end any chance at competing for the wild card when they traded Carlos Beltran. […]

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Morning Grind – Blow Up The Bullpen, Take Down Those Walls

An article by posted on August 15, 2011 0 Comments
Morning Grind – Blow Up The Bullpen, Take Down Those Walls

One look at this morning’s standings, and even the the most optimistic of Mets fans, Mr. Met, would have to agree that any chance for the Mets to make the post season is clearly over. The Mets now find themselves 20.5 games out of first place in the NL East and 11.5 games out of a […]

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Mets’ Season Far From Over

An article by posted on August 15, 2011 0 Comments

With the Phillies and Braves seemingly in command of their division and wild card leads respectively, the Mets continue to hover around the .500 mark in the dog days of August, as they have all season. As manager Terry Collins and general manager Sandy Alderson have said repeatedly the past two weeks, all of the […]

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Mets Get Rattled In Arizona, Fall Four Games Under .500

An article by posted on August 15, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets lost both games Saturday and Sunday, giving the Diamondbacks a sweep. Here’s a brief recap of what happened: Saturday D-Backs 6 - Mets 4 Mike Pelfrey was pitching a solid game, until a line drive hit him on the elbow and he had to be removed from the game.in the start of the fifth […]

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Mets Prospects Updates: Valdespin, Wheeler, Satin, Familia

An article by posted on August 14, 2011 0 Comments

Jordany Valdespin Mets infield prospect Jordany Valdespin is having himself a breakthrough season with his bat and was recently promoted from Double-A Binghamton to Triple-A Buffalo last week. So far, he’s been on a tear since joining the Bisons and has collected hits in each of his first three games batting an impressive .364 (4-11). […]

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Kingsport Mets Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

An article by posted on August 14, 2011 0 Comments
Kingsport Mets Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

Entering the final two weeks of the Appalachian League season, the Kingsport Mets find themselves in a two-horse race, with the Elizabethton Twins, for the finish line, and a berth in the playoffs. One team will not make it and with 16 games left to go, the Mets are 1.0 GB the Twinkies with a record […]

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Dillon Gee Is This Year’s Surprise

An article by posted on August 14, 2011 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Is This Year’s Surprise

In forecasting the Mets’ 2012 rotation, there has to be a spot for Dillon Gee, just as this year’s staff held a role for R.A. Dickey as the result of this out-of-nowhere season. Chris Young’s injury was the opportunity Gee needed to build on his designation as an organizational arm to one with a future. […]

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Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Mets @ Diamondbacks

An article by posted on August 14, 2011 0 Comments
Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Mets @ Diamondbacks

New York Mets vs. Arizona Diamondbacks LHP Chris Capuano (9-10, 4.51) vs. RHP Jason Marquis (8-6, 4.48) Starting Line-up Angel Pagan, cf Justin Turner, 2b David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, 1b Jason Bay, lf Josh Thole, c Jason Pridie, rf Ruben Tejada, ss Chris Capuano, lhp Game Preview The Mets try to avoid five losses […]

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Pelfrey Bombshell: Never Gave Mets A Chance For 2011

An article by posted on August 13, 2011 0 Comments
Pelfrey Bombshell: Never Gave Mets A Chance For 2011

According to a report by Mike Puma in the NY Post, Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey admitted that he never gave the Mets much of a chance in 2011. “It’s unrealistic for anybody at the end of last year to come in and say - The Mets, this is a one-year thing, next year we’re going to win […]

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