Mets Thoughts

Hairston Starting In Left, Not Harris

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

In an error on the Mets emailing list, it stated that Willie Harris would have the start for the series opener versus LHP Wandy Rodriguez. This is not the case, Scott Hairston will get the start versus the Dominican hurler. At first this did not make sense because Hairston is an absolute monster versus Rodriguez. Hairston in […]

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Astros vs Mets: Starting Lineup, Team Notes, Game Preview

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Josh Thole – C David Wright – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Ike Davis – 1B Angel Pagan – CF Scott Hairston – LF Justin Turner – 2B Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Notes ROSTER MOVE: The New York Mets today recalled infielder Justin Turner from Buffalo (AAA) of the […]

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Should The Mets Trade Reyes To The Angels For Trout?

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Now this is complete speculation on my part but with all the trade rumors buzzing, especially after the Mets slow start, it hit me, why not trade Reyes to the Angels for speedster prospect Mike Trout? He would be absolutely perfect for Citi Field. He covers a lot of ground in the outfield, blazing speed […]

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Mets Cut Brad Emaus and Promote Justin Turner

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

UPDATE: Sandy Alderson must have been tuned into MMO today… The Mets responded to my post this morning and designated Brad Emaus for assignment. Justin Turner has been called up to replace him. Remember what I said, don’t shed any tears for him.. Original Post 11:30 AM A recent article by Eric Seidman of FanGraphs had me wondering […]

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Jose And David

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Did any of you see David playing catch with the kids over the weekend?  I doubt anyone told him to do that – it’s just Big Brother playing catch with the kids and having fun at the ball field.  David has three younger brothers and knows how to play his role – the faces of […]

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Plenty Of Teams Could Be Interested In Reyes

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments
Plenty Of Teams Could Be Interested In Reyes

Updating my post from yesterday, here is some new speculation from Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, who believes the Mets should trade Jose Reyes now. Reyes, 27, is the healthiest he has been since 2008. He is 6-for-6 in stolen-base attempts and working diligently to improve his on-base percentage, which currently is .351. Terrific! Trade him now. […]

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Keep Your Hands Off The Panic Button

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

This is going to be short and sweet. So here we are slightly over two weeks into the 2011 season and already calls are being made for the team to be sold off into pieces like a Madoff estate sale. Lets deal Wright and Reyes for the coveted future phenom or phenoms, because certainly that’s […]

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Mets Ticket Prices Plunging

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

If you’re looking for some cheap and affordable entertainment to fill those quiet weekends and weeknights, you might be able to take in a Mets game at Citi Field for as low as $3 dollars a ticket. David Waldstein of the New York Times writes the following: Care to sit directly behind home plate on […]

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MLB Power Rankings – Week 2

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

Here are the top and bottom five of week two’s MLB Power Rankings as posted on the Daily News. Thanks to the Mets, the Colorado Rockies moved up six spots to claim the top spot. Top Five 1. Colorado Rockies (12-3, Last week: 6) At 12-3, they have the best record in baseball and have […]

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Young Pitching Prospects Show Promise Early

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

With still 147 games to play, a small winning streak gets us right back near .500. But, while the big club continues to struggle, some of the promising young pitching prospects down in the minors are showing their potential early. The trio of Jeurys Familia, Jenrry Mejia, and Matt Harvey, who are the top 3 […]

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