Mets Thoughts

Francesa Calls Alderson A Liar, Then Invites Him To His Show

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

This afternoon, Mets GM Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on Sportsradio 660 WFAN. Before Alderson’s appearance, Francesa referred to Alderson as a liar – repeatedly saying that Alderson came on his show and lied. Francesa came to this conclusion because Alderson is an intelligent baseball man with an Ivy League degree and is not […]

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Has Angel Pagan Lost His Wings?

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

Angel Pagan has been off to a dreadful start, and there is no debating that. Pagan has not only batted under .170 so far, but he has also lacked the clutch hitting that the Mets relied on so heavily last season. With such a slow start in 2011, it begs the question we are reluctant to ask: Was 2010 just a fluke […]

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Astros vs Mets: Notes, Starting Lineup, Game Preview

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes, ss Angel Pagan, cf David Wright, 3b Carlos Beltran, rf Jason Bay, lf Ike Davis, 1b Justin Turner, 2b Mike Nickeas, c Chris Capuano, lhp Mets Notes DANIEL MURPHY: Equaled his career-high with three hits last night…It was the 11th time he’s had three hits in a game, last accomplished on […]

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They Really Are A Team

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
They Really Are A Team

Last night I saw R.A. Dickey meeting with the press after the game – a tough loss. However R.A. makes no excuses – in fact after a couple of dreadful innings he shaped up and pitched deep into the game. This is no kid trying to get a place on a team, this is a […]

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Mets On Track To Beat Their Own MLB Record Of 120 Losses

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

Due to the changing nature of Baseball there are certain records which will stand forever. Cy Young’s 511 wins and Walter Johnson’s 113 shutouts come to mind. Nowadays pitchers don’t even toss 113 complete games much less 113 shutouts. Then there are records which were supposed to stand forever but did not, such as Ty Cobb’s […]

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Mets Need Bay To Hit The Ground Running

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Need Bay To Hit The Ground Running

Update: Jason Bay will be activated from the Disabled List and start in left field for tonight’s finale against the Astros. I get it. Jason Bay had a major injury last season, as his season ended when he suffered a concussion making that great catch against the Dodgers. But, as we all remember he had […]

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The Suckitude Is Widespread, Only One Can Save Us Now

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

This stat comes courtesy of the Daily News today. According to Runs Saved, a defensive metric invented by John Dewan of Acta Sports that attempts to measure a team’s defense, the Mets are currently the worst defensive team in baseball. The Mets have a minus-26 runs saved, way in front of the second-worst defensive team, […]

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When Will Dan Warthen And The Mets Part Ways?

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
When Will Dan Warthen And The Mets Part Ways?

I know it’s only April, we’re less than 20 games into a very long 2011 season, but so far the pitching has been bad. Actually bad is an understatement, the pitching from the entire staff has been downright awful! There is no way to sugarcoat it, the team as of this writing is currently 5-13, […]

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A Few More Names For The Chopping Block

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments
A Few More Names For The Chopping Block

It’s official… We are now the worst team in baseball and no team has more losses than the Mets. Ugh… I guess that the only good thing you could say about sucking this bad, is that there’s nowhere else to go but up… One would hope… A few things… What’s with some of the outrage […]

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Are The Mets A 100 Loss Team?

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

After tonight’s loss to the Astros, the New York Mets are now 1-8 at home in Citi Field. It is their worst home start in franchise history, surpassing the Original Mets who went 1-7 at the Polo Grounds during their 1962 expansion season before winning their next home game. With their overall record now at 5-13, it is thier […]

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