Mets Thoughts

3 Up, 3 Down – The Return Edition

An article by posted on June 12, 2011 0 Comments

3 Up/3 Down returns after a brief break, and yes it’s great to be back. Since we haven’t been here in a few weeks, today’s edition looks at the past few weeks; where the Mets have been, and where they are currently at. 3 Up 1. Manager Terry Collins: I watched a spring training interview with […]

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Mets Power Outage? No Problem.

An article by posted on June 12, 2011 0 Comments

It’s no secret the New York Mets have struggled to hit the long ball in 2011, and really the since Citi Field opened in 2009 home runs have dropped rapidly for the Mets. A number of issues have contributed to the severe power outage that has hit Queens the past three seasons. In 2009, perennial […]

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Terry Collins Has Instilled Fight In The 2011 Mets

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments

Since the second Terry Collins arrived the sound and the tone of team changed.  It was a new voice, with new ideas, new batting orders and a whole new way to play the game.  ”If nothing else, we are going to play hard and the play the game the way it’s supposed to be played” is what […]

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8 Years Since No. 7 Played Game No. 1, And He’s Still Smiling

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments
8 Years Since No. 7 Played Game No. 1, And He’s Still Smiling

Eight years ago yesterday, the Mets were playing the Texas Rangers in an interleague game. The Mets fell short in that game, losing by the final score of 9-7. It was just another game on the schedule for the Mets, who were on their way to a 66-95 season under first-year manager Art Howe. But […]

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Kevin Burkhardt – Our Roving Reporter

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments
Kevin Burkhardt – Our Roving Reporter

Another one of the stars of the Mets broadcasting group is Kevin Burkhardt who is the field reporter for the team.  He moves about the stadium and its’ environs indoors and out and finds interesting people and places for us to watch and listen to.  Kevin works without a net – it’s his natural, friendly  personality that brings out the […]

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Why Is Bay In Todays Lineup?

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments
Why Is Bay In Todays Lineup?

Minus the large contract, what reason does Jason Bay have to be in the lineup for Saturday’s game against the Pirates. From a platoon standpoint, Bay should be on the bench for Lucas Duda who mashes righties and has been crushing in Triple A. From a production standpoint, Bay hasn’t manufactured much in terms of […]

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Reyes Homers, Gee Dominates, Mets Topple Pirates 8-1

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had another stellar outing, going eight innings and the Mets offense kept it rolling in the 8-1 slaughter of the Pirates Game Notes Dillon Gee had another outstanding inning, and outside of a troublesome first inning, Gee pitched masterfully. Gee’s final line was eight innings, one run allowed on eight hits with NO […]

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Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Mets @ Pirates – Duda In LF

An article by posted on June 10, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee looks to become the first Mets rookie pitcher to open a season 7-0, and Lucas Duda will play left field and bat sixth tonight as the Mets take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh. Here is the rest of the line-up and preview. Starting Line-up Jose Reyes, ss Justin Turner, 3b Carlos Beltran, rf […]

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What Happened To The Old Ballgame

An article by posted on June 10, 2011 0 Comments
What Happened To The Old Ballgame

Baseball has become an utter shell of what it once was, and that thought eats away at me every day. If Legends such as Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Cy Young, Satchel Paige and Walter Johnson were playing today, the present stars would be footnotes, bench players or even in the minor leagues. Today all the players care about […]

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Forget Your Agendas And Just Root For Your Team

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments
Forget Your Agendas And Just Root For Your Team

I read a lot of blogs and stories about just how bad and awful this Met team is to the point of suggesting it should be blown up so we can start over. I’m left to wonder has anyone seen the team play lately? It seems that after the first two weeks in April, when we had a 4-11 record […]

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